Infographic: The power of effectively coordinated care

By Elsevier Clinical Nursing

Key insights:

  • Healthcare costs are 75% higher for patient receiving uncoordinated care.
  • Patients experiencing highly fragmented care have 2x as many primary care visits and 6x as many specialist visits.
  • Educating and engaging patients in their self-care management activities with effective interprofessional care coordination can reduce annual Medicare costs by 16%.
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