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How to incorporate extensivists into coordinated care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Sep 20, 2016

Incorporating extensivists -- specially trained physicians and advanced practice registered nurses -- into primary care to coordinate care of patients with multiple complex medical conditions could reduce spending while improving outcomes, experts say. Five keys for a successful extensivist model include focusing on the post-discharge period, prioritizing quality over productivity, planning for financial challenges, possibly using a hospitalist-extensivist model and being realistic about patient volume. HealthLeaders Media (09/15)


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ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

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