Cómo mejorar la salud de los pacientes con necesidades complejas – IHI Colaborativa

To prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and ED visits for patients with complex care needs, San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) has established interdisciplinary complex care management teams, in which they embed nurse care managers, health coaches, social workers, and others in primary care health centers to provide additional “wraparound services” for patients. Elizabeth Davis, MD, Medical Director of Care Coordination for SFHN Primary Care, describes how program patients’ hospital days dropped 52 percent and ED visits reduced 24 percent after enrollment in SFHN’s Complex Care Management program. SFHN is one of a cohort of safety net organizations sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation to participate in IHI’s Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs Collaborative.

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