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Linking health services at the Community level.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Healthcare quarterly (Toronto, Ont.)
Publication Date
Volume
9
Issue
3
Pages
60–65
Identifiers
PMID: 16826768
Source
Medline

Abstract

This study describes a series of interventions linking hospitals, medical staff physicians, long-term care providers and mental health services in the metropolitan area of Syracuse, New York. The objectives of these interventions were to improve patient outcomes and system-wide efficiency. The study demonstrated that these linkages, including system-wide data feedback, contributed to limitation of emergency department overcrowding, reduction of physician lengths of stay, elimination of duplication of medical staff credentialing, as well as access to and efficiency of long-term care and mental health services.

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