21. Mathematica Study of Evidence of Effective Care Coordination (Marc

Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

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Mathematica Study of Evidence of Effective Care Coordination (March 2009)

  • Most "evidence" showing care coordination impact is unreliable.
  • Mathematica found 3 types of interventions have been effective:
    • Transitional care interventions (Naylor and Coleman).
    • Self-management education interventions (Lorig and Wheeler).
    • Coordinated care interventions (Select sites from the Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration).

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Internet Citation: 21. Mathematica Study of Evidence of Effective Care Coordination (Marc: Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/readmissions/readslide21.html