An important element in healthcare is coordination. Good case management requires coordination between different departments and professionals. Everyone needs to be on the same page and working towards one common goal. This increases patient recovery and also minimizes unneeded expenses and relapses.
The article, “Five Key Steps for Better Healthcare Coordination” by Robin Figueroa discusses the necessity of team work and departments working together and coordinating. She states,
“While “care coordination” can mean varying things to people, ultimately it’s about having a patient-centric approach that consistently anticipates and meets the needs of patients and their caregivers. Think of great care coordination as “seeing around corners” on behalf of patients—helping them know what’s next in their care and paving the way for care to happen more smoothly.”
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