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Improving coordination through information continuity: a framework for translational research

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

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BACKGROUND There is good evidence that coordination can have beneficial impacts on patient care and outcomes but the mechanisms by which coordination is to be achieved are poorly understood and rarely identified in relevant policies. One approach suggests that continuity of information is a key element but research is yet to provide guidance on how to optimise coordination through improving continuity in healthcare settings. DISCUSSION In this paper we report on the development of a conceptual...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-11-25
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95283
Source: BMC Health Services Research
DOI: 10.1186/s12913-014-0590-5

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