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Unlocking information for coordination of care in Australia: a qualitative study of information continuity in four primary health care models

Banfield, Michelle; Gardner, Karen; McRae, Ian; Gillespie, James; Wells, Robert; Yen, Laurann


BACKGROUND Coordination of care is considered a key component of patient-centered health care systems, but is rarely defined or operationalised in health care policy. Continuity, an aspect of coordination, is the patient's experience of care over time, and is often described in terms of three dimensions: information, relational and management continuity. With the current health policy focus on both the use of information technology and care coordination, this study aimed to 1) explore how...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-03-13
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Family Practice
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-14-34
Access Rights: Open Access


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