Care Coordinator Meta Reviews The Best Nurse Care Coordination Books and Resources for Hospital Administrators

Meta Gätschenberger, RN, Nurse Care Coordinator
Meta Gätschenberger, RN
Nurse Care Coordinator

The Best Care Coordination Books and Resources for Hospital Administrators

Meta Gätschenberger, RN, Care Coordinator is a seasoned Nurse Care Coordinator at the Watauga Medical Center (WMC) in Boone, North Carolina. Meta has over 25 years experience as a RN.

In 2013, Meta was selected as the first Nurse Care Coordinator at the WMC. Meta has extensive experience establishing Nurse Care Coordination Programs.

As a Nurse Care Coordinator, Meta Gätschenberger, RN, reviews Nurse Care Coordination Books and Nurse Care Coordination Resources for Hospital Administrators, who are establishing Nurse Care Coordination Programs at their Hospitals and Medical Centers.

Where To Find The Best Care Coordination Books

Care Coordinators Handbook - Free Download

Care Coordinator’s Handbook – Free Download

– by Anthem Blue Cross

The Care Coordinator’s Handbook will provide you with:
• Enhanced Personal Health Care Transformation Team member role descriptions.
• Definitions of terms commonly used.
• Self-guided learning activities using Milestone-focused topics.
• Quick links to frequently referenced sites.
• Information on special topics – for example, pediatric resources.
Care Coordination: A Blueprint for Action for RNs - Care Coordination Books

Care Coordination: A Blueprint for Action for RNs

– by Gerri Lamb

Care Coordination: A Blueprint for Action for RNs helps todays nurses reclaim this critical practice domain. It explores key issues in care coordination and offers timely, strategic actions nurses can take right now to identify opportunities and overcome barriers. It also includes critical resources for nurse care coordinators. This book will help you: Understand care coordination past, present, and future as well as the professional and practice environments in which it occurs.
Care Coordination: The Game Changer: How Nursing Is Revolutionizing Quality Care - Care Coordination Books

Care Coordination: The Game Changer

– by Gerri Lamb

Care Coordination has always been a primary duty of nursing. Care Coordination: The Game Changer offers today’s most comprehensive insights, case studies and strategies to advance nursing’s role in care coordination and healthcare transformation. This book is the first published to show in clear, concise language how care coordination is positioned in the context of healthcare reform.
Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies - Care Coordination Books

Care Coordination: The Game Changer

– by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Many organizations and individuals are interested in care coordination, particularly as it relates to concerns about inefficiencies and suboptimal quality in the U.S. health care system. The Institute of Medicine identified care coordination as one of 20 national priorities for action to improve quality along its six dimensions of making care safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.
Introduction To Care Coordination And Nursing Management - Care Coordination Books

Care Coordination and Nursing Management

– by Laura J. Fero

Introduction to Care Coordination and Nursing Management is an introduction and overview of nursing case management across the health care continuum. It covers topics that address health care management in the hospital as well the community, such as Congregational Nursing and introduces the student to being a potential private practitioner touching on entrepreneurship, consultation and marketing.
Care Coordination and Transition Management Core Curriculum - Care Coordination Books

Care Coordination and Transition Management

– by Sheila A. Haas

Care Coordination and Transition Management Core Curriculum text covers nine evidence-based dimensions: 1. Advocacy 2. Education and engagement of patients and families 3. Coaching and counseling of patients and families 4. Patient-centered care planning 5. Support for self-management 6. Nursing process (proxy for monitoring and evaluation) 7. Teamwork and collaboration 8. Cross setting communications and care transitions 9. Population health management.
Scope and Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in Care Coordination and Transition Management - Care Coordination Books

Scope and Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in Care Coordination and Transition Management

– by American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing

This is an evolution of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing’s (AAACN) body of work and a major step forward for nurses in care coordination and transition management (CCTM). It is the first statement of the scope and standards of practice for RNs engaged in CCTM. CCTM roles focus on communicating and partnering with other professional health care colleagues across diverse health care settings. These settings include ambulatory care, acute care, post-acute care, long-term care facilities, and diverse community settings. This may be used as a tool to advance professional CCTM nursing practice, patient and population health, and the performance outcomes of health care institutions.
Physician's Guide to Surviving CGCAHPS and HCAHPS - Care Coordination Books

Physician’s Guide to Surviving CGCAHPS & HCAHPS

– by MPH, Trina E. Dorrah, MD

Health care is changing as patients demand more than just medical knowledge from their doctors. With the introduction of mandatory standardized patient satisfaction surveys, the pressure has never been greater. Unfortunately, most healthcare providers receive little to no training on how to improve patient satisfaction and maximize their CGCAHPS and HCAHPS scores.
HCAHPS Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers - Care Coordination Books

HCAHPS Basics: A Resource Guide

– by HCPro

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) spells worry for many hospitals. Reporting to HCAHPS is necessary for full Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reimbursement, but can weigh heavily on the minds of hospitals leaders because it publicly displays perceived patient satisfaction for everyone to see. Study after study shows ample room for improvement at many facilities. Is your organization’s reputation on the line?
HCAHPS Handbook - Care Coordination Books

The HCAHPS Handbook

– by Lyn Ketelsen

Discover the newest proven tactics for consistently high HCAHPS results. In the race to improve the patient experience, organizations coached by Studer Group have a distinct edge. They outperform the nation on HCAHPS measures by an average of 21 percentile points, outpace it in improvements at a speed of nearly 50 percent faster, and also beat the national average in every core measure. What’s more, they set themselves up for quick, sustainable improvements in outcomes connected to future value-based purchasing changes.

Meta Gätschenberger’s Qualifications

Registered Nurse Qualifications

Inpatient Physicians Group Care Coordinator, 2013 Present.
Registered Nurse, RN, 1993 2013.
North Carolina, Illinois, California, Nevada.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS, Basic Life Support - BLS.
Legal Nurse Consultant, LNC, 2009 2013.

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