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The article, Care Management for Children With Medical Complexity: Integration Is Essential, by,
“In the report “Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Case Management Service for Children with Medical Complexity,” Simon et al1 examine the impact of a care management intervention that is based in a pediatric academic medical center on quality and cost outcomes for children with medical complexity (CMC) and their families. Rigorously designed studies like this are important and timely because increased attention is being given to achieving the national strategic priority to improve outcomes for high-resource–using children and youth. These researchers recognize that high-value care for CMC requires the coordination of efforts across providers and settings. Its conception offers an important step toward addressing and testing potential solutions aiming to address the general, systemic issue of a lack of a measurable, standardized process by which roles and responsibilities are defined for care delivery across settings, provider types, and disciplines. This leads to the fragmentation of care and ambiguity about accountability for outcomes, resulting in less reliable, less efficient, uncoordinated care of lower value for CMC and their families.2,3
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