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Advocacy Update: New 'Toolkit' Aims to Ease and Improve Care Coordination

In an effort to improve communication about specific patients between doctors, subspecialists and hospitals, the American College of Physicians has created a new "toolkit" to help coordinate care.

ACP unveiled the High Value Care Coordination Toolkit in April, urging primary care and specialty doctors to use its components to improve their back-and-forth communication regarding patients.

The toolkit is intended to make sure that subspecialists get accurate and appropriate information about patients referred to them and that they pass back to primary care physicians the information they need to monitor the care of their patients. Read more in The ACP Advocate

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