continuity of care

Mental health services in primary careIntegrating mental health services within the primary care setting would help to provide continuity of care and benefit a myriad of issues faced by children with mental illness and the pediatricians who care for them.
Pediatrician perspectives: Caring for NICU graduates in the communityWith advances in obstetrics and neonatal care, more premature and critically ill newborns are surviving to neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) discharge and entering the world of outpatient medicine.
Disconnected: How stalled interoperability hurts patient care
Disconnected: How stalled interoperability hurts patient careInteroperability may be a noble goal, but health care providers are still a long way from reaching it.
An interoperability report from the field: It’s not prettyInteroperability is a nice dream, but the waking version is still a nightmare.
Transition of care: The challenge for pharmacistsPharmacists need to own this service. The survival of the profession may depend on it.
Better coordination of care could save $1.5 billion annuallyContinuity of care cuts Medicare costs
Chronic care management of three ailments could save Medicare billions
Chronic care management of three ailments could save Medicare billionsEven modest improvements in continuity can lead to substantial savings.
AAP opposes retail-based health clinicsThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to oppose retail-based clinics (RBCs) as sources of primary care for infants, children, and adolescents, according to its most recent policy statement on the subject.