CTC is partnering with the American College of Physicians to sponsor a statewide learning collaborative for primary care and specialist offices to enhance High-Value Care Coordination. The program will start on or about late January and continue through July 2019. Signed Participative Agreements are due on Friday, December 21 (5:00pm EST) to Jennifer Capewell at JCapewell@ctc-ri.org.
Improving patient referral and care coordination processes demonstrably benefits both patients and clinicians. The existing referral and care coordination process is frustrating for everyone and patients deserve better!
- Long wait times for patients to be seen by specialists
- Confusion about who is responsible for follow-up care
- Delayed diagnosis and treatment may lead to poor outcomes and increased liability
- Wasted time
- Unnecessary testing
- Insufficient information exchange
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