Care coordination

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Advancing nurses’ roles in care coordination

By Elizabeth Moore Traditionally, care coordination has been a central role for nurses, who are key to ensuring patients’ multidimensional needs are being met at the bedside, as…

Care without gaps

ANA, nurses nationwide work to improve transitions in care Mary Maryland, PhD, APRN,BC, ANP, has had to rely on good old-fashioned nursing ingenuity to ensure that her 84-year-old…

Communication for coordination

Key takeways – Communication across the continuum of care is more than “just read my notes.” – Consistent communication is key to safe, effective patient care. – Interdisciplinary…

From your ANA President

You can call it by other names, but care coordination has been an essential part of nursing practice for decades. It’s part of our past, our present, and…

From Your ANA President

ANA promotes nursing research through its National Center for Nursing Quality, the American Nurses Foundation, and integration of research into practice and policy.

Issues up close

ANA unveils new Framework for Measuring Nurses’ Contributions to Care Coordination.
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Moving forward with nurse-led care coordination

Expert panel contributes to an ongoing body of work. By Sametria McCammon, MSPH, and Ruth Francis, MPH, MCHES RNs are essentialto establishing and maintaining a well-coordinated health system…
Outreach score identifies care coordination needs

Outreach score identifies care coordination needs

Save time, increase intervention efficiency and effectiveness, and enhance patient safety.  Takeaways: Care managers spend hours cross referencing multiple sources to gather as much information as possible about…
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Succeeding as a primary care nurse

Isabelle didn’t say much, but you could easily see the kindness in her eyes. With her husband Jacob by her side, she let me thread the I.V. catheter…

Transitional care—The pathway to integrated care delivery

Clinical and community partnerships reduce hospitalization and emergency department visits. Takeaways: Nurses need to lead the way in redesigning integrated healthcare delivery. Building relationships and navigating with patients…

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