Chartbook on Care Coordination

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

This Care Coordination chartbook is part of a family of documents and tools that support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR). The QDR includes annual reports to Congress mandated in the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-129). This chartbook includes a summary of trends across measures of care coordination from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of care coordination. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Care Coordination
   National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
   Changes for 2014
   Key Findings of the 2014 QDR
   Chartbooks Organized Around Priorities of the National Quality Strategy
Chartbook on Care Coordination
Measures of Care Coordination
Transitions of Care
Preventable Emergency Department Visits
Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations
Integration of Medication Information
Use of Electronic Health Records
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This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission. Citation of the source is appreciated. Suggested citation: 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report chartbook on care coordination. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2015. AHRQ Pub. No. 15-0007-5-EF.

Page last reviewed June 2015
Internet Citation: Chartbook on Care Coordination. June 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/2014chartbooks/carecoordination/index.html