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How Medicare is improving coordination of care

If two mechanics are working on your car, but they’re not talking to one another, the results may not be so good. Likewise, if a baseball coach doesn’t communicate well with his players, he’s not likely to win as many games as he could. Good coordination can improve outcomes in all sorts of human activities. Health care is no exception. That’s why Medicare places so much emphasis on getting doctors and other health care providers to work together more closely and to share information on their patients.