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Managing Complex Health Care

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The United States (U.S.) health care system is facing difficulty in effectively managing people with complex health care issues in terms of quality, cost and access to care (Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality [AHRQ], 2012). Patients who have complex needs normally require a wide range of health care services by RNs, health care institutions, community-based services, and at home (AHRQ, 2012). Without effective care coordination, patients with complex needs may access fragmented care and experience diffused professional responsibility that may lead to partial fulfillment of their needs (AHRQ, 2012). Managing complex health care systems and needs requires competence in the ever-changing healthcare landscape (Haas, 2013). The RN
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