Comparative effectiveness of care coordination interventions in the emergency department: A systematic review
posted by HIIRC Admin on 21 June 2012
This systematic review investigated the effectiveness of emergency department (ED)–based care coordination interventions.
Based on the results, the authors conclude that "... the majority of ED-based care coordination interventions focus on interfacing with outpatient providers, and about two thirds have been effective in increasing follow-up rates or reducing repeated ED utilization. Other types of interventions have shown similar effectiveness, but fewer have been studied".
To read the full abstract and for information on how to access the full text, go to: http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(12)00238-7/abstract or contact your local or organisational library for assistance.
Katz, E.B., et al. (2012). Comparative effectiveness of care coordination interventions in the emergency department: A systematic review. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 60(1), 12-23.e1