Journal Article

New 2011 survey of patients with complex care needs in eleven countries finds that care is often poorly coordinated.

Schoen C; Osborn R; Squires D; Doty M; Pierson R; Applebaum S.

This study found that patients with complex conditions require greater care coordination, which will only be achieved through systematic redesign of primary care and improved management of medications and care transitions. The authors highlight that the United States in particular can learn effective payment innovation strategies from other countries.