Care Coordination Measures Atlas Update
Updated June 2014Prepared by: Kathryn M. McDonald, M.M.1; Ellen Schultz, M.S.1; Lauren Albin, B.A.1; Noelle Pineda, B.A.1; Julia Lonhart, B.S., B.A.1; Vandana Sundaram, M.P.H.1, 3; Crystal Smith-Spangler, M.D., M.S.1, 3; Jennifer Brustrom, Ph.D.2, Elizabeth Malcolm, M.D., M.S.H.S.4
Chapter 1: Background
An Evolving Field
Chapter 2. What is Care Coordination?
Perspectives on Care Coordination
Chapter 3. Care Coordination Measurement Framework
Elements of the Framework
Harmonizing Across Frameworks
Definitions of Care Coordination Domains
Chapter 4, Emerging Trends in Care Coordination Measurement
EHR-based Care Coordination Measures
Public Reporting of Health IT-enabled Care Coordination
Social Network Analysis of Care Coordination
Landscape of Core Coordination Measures
Chapter 4 References
Chapter 5. Measure Mapping
Measure Mapping Table
Measure Selection Guide
Chapter 6. Measure Maps and Profiles
Master Measure Mapping Tables
Appendix I. Measure Mapping Strategy
Appendix II. Identifying Measures
Appendix III. Advisory Group Participants
Appendix IV. Care Coordination Measure Instruments
Appendix IVa (PDF) [ - 8.56 MB]
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No investigators have any affiliations or financial involvement (e.g., employment, consultancies, honoraria, stock options, expert testimony, grants or patents received or pending, or royalties) that conflict with the material presented in this report.
For their contributions to the Atlas update, we again thank Janice Genevro and David Meyers of AHRQ for their continued support, insight, and enthusiasm. We thank Jodie Ha for her assistance in updating the Atlas and Sarah Scholle, Aldo Tinoco and Susan Heil for their review of drafts of the updated Atlas. We also thank Alexandra Sharnoff Slade and the publishing team at the American Institutes for Research for their editorial, design, and production assistance. Finally, we thank all those who contributed to the original Atlas, upon which this update builds, and the many measure developers who cooperated with us in preparing information about their measurement tools.
Author Affiliation1Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
2Battelle, Atlanta, GA
3Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA
4Sutter Health, Emeryville, CA
Current as of June 2014