care coordination

1.  What impact does effective care coordination have on quality and or cost outcomes? Do you think that care coordination can reduce hospital readmissions, improve quality of life, and curb health care expenditures? Provide examples from your clinical experience and research findings.


2.  How is care coordination evaluated for effectiveness? Do you believe that the current system works or do you feel that care coordination is disjointed in the United States, and why? What are common problems of care coordination that you have researched or experienced in your current workplace?