Effects of care coordination on hospitalization, quality of care, and health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries: 15 randomized trials.

@article{Peikes2009EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of care coordination on hospitalization, quality of care, and health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries: 15 randomized trials.},
  author={Deborah N Peikes and Arnold Chen and Jennifer L. Schore and Randall B Brown},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={301 6},
  pages={603-18}
}
CONTEXT Medicare expenditures of patients with chronic illnesses might be reduced through improvements in care, patient adherence, and communication. OBJECTIVE To determine whether care coordination programs reduced hospitalizations and Medicare expenditures and improved quality of care for chronically ill Medicare beneficiaries. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Eligible fee-for-service Medicare patients (primarily with congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, and diabetes) who… CONTINUE READING
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