Sequel to: Care coordination : the game changer / Gerri Lamb, editor. 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. A Care Coordination Blueprint for 21st Century Nurses -- Chapter 1. An Action-Oriented Approach to Care Coordination for Today's RNs -- Chapter 2: Care Coordination in Health Care Today: The Context and Framework for the Blueprint -- Part II. The Blueprint's Six Action Issues -- Action Issue 1. Engaging Patients, Families, and Caregivers in Care Coordination -- Action Issue 2. Demonstrating Competence and Readiness for Care Coordination Practice -- Action Issue 3. Optimizing Teams and Teamwork for Care Coordination -- Action Issue 4. Using documentation and HIT in Care Coordination -- Action Issue 5: Measuring Care Coordination -- Action Issue 6. Understanding Payment in Care Coordination -- Part III. Designing your own Blueprint for Action.
Care Coordination : A Blueprint for Action for RNs, [the sequel to the ANA's Care Coordination: the Game Changer] helps today's nurses reclaim this critical practice domain. It explores key issues in care coordination and offers timely, strategic actions nurses can take right now to identify opportunities and overcome barriers. It also includes critical resources for nurse care coordinators. This book will help you: Understand care coordination - past, present, and future - as well as the professional and practice environments in which it occurs; define the activities associated with effective care coordination; recognize the significant need for care coordination and opportunities for nurses Identify and explore issues pivotal to creating new inroads for nursing to adapt and advance this important work; expand the capacity of nurses to deliver care coordination and develop new and better care coordination models. Learn how you and your fellow nurses can advance your important role in care coordination in the current and emerging health care environment. -- Publisher's website.