Care Coordination

This module will provide information and resources on numerous aspects of care coordination.

Why is this important?

  • Improves patient outcomes
  • Decreases medical errors
  • Decreases fragmentation in care
  • Decreases ER visits and hospitalizations
  • Builds stronger relationships between clinicians and patients
  • Decreases utilization and wasted care

How will these tools help?

  • Improves revenue and margins
  • Reduces expenses due to the elimination of unnecessary care
  • Increases market share
  • Improves the patient experience of care
  • Improves clinician satisfaction and joy in practice
  • Improves key practice quality metrics


Target Audience

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Medical Assistants
  • Practice Managers

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Understand key elements to successful optimization of coordination of care in a medical neighborhood
  • Explore strategies for developing and sustaining enhanced care coordination services in your practice.
  • Implement workflows and documentation processes that facilitate care coordination between primary care and specialists.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of implemented care coordination strategies.


For related content on Care Coordination, please visit our Patient-Centered Specialty Program (PCSP) Care Coordination and Transitions module. 

Course summary
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Practice Advisor Content Manager

Kellyn Pearson, MSN, APN
Manager Practice Support, American College of Physicians


Sara Hayes, MPH
Associate, Center for Patient Partnership, American College of Physicians

Beverley Johnson
President and CEO of the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care

Mary Minniti, BS, CPHQ
Senior Policy and Program Specialist
Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC)

Juliette Schlucter
Director, Center for Child and Family Experience
Sala Institute for Child and Family-Centered Care

Melora Simon, MPH
Program Director, America's Most Valuable Care
Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center

Jennifer Sweeney, MA
Vice President, National Partnership for Women and Families

Staff Editors

Wendy Nickel, MPH
Director Center for Patient Partnership, American College of Physicians

Margo Williams
Senior Associate, Practice Management

Samantha Stimpert
Practice Support Coordinator





    Available Credit

    • 1.00 Attendance


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