Feb. 20, 2023 Eastern Mediterranean
Engaging and empowering people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment
Continuity of Care and Coordination of Care: Can they Be Differentiated?
Both care continuity and coordination are considered essential elements of health care system. However, little is known about the relationship between care continuity and coordination. This study aimed to differentiate the concepts of care continuity and coordination by developing and testing the reliability and validity of the Combined Outpatient Care Continuity and Coordination Assessment (COCCCA) questionnaire under the universal coverage health care system in Taiwan from a patient perspective.