Institute of Medicine: Priority Areas for National Action: Transforming Health Care Quality—Chapter: Care Coordination

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Institute of Medicine: Priority Areas for National Action: Transforming Health Care Quality—Chapter: Care Coordination

Aim To establish and support a continuous healing relationship, enabled by an integrated clinical environment and characterized by the proactive delivery of evidence-based care and follow-up. Clinical integration is further defined as “the extent to which patient care services are coordinated across people, functions, activities, and sites over time so as to maximize the value of services delivered to patients” (Shortell et al., 2000:129).

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