Enhancing Collaboration Between Primary and Subspeciality Care Providers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Enhancing Collaboration Between Primary and Subspeciality Care Providers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Richard Antonelli, M.D., Christorper Stille, M.D. and Linda Freeman, M.S.

This guide discusses the complementary roles of generalist and subspecialist physicians in providing coordinated and effective care for CYSHCN through a Mecial Home. It emphasizes the centrality of family-professional partnerships and describes various models for collaboration among generalist and subspecialist physicians and families.  This guide can serve as a framework for discussion about how primary and subspecialty care physicians can work collaboratively to enhance the quality of care that CYSHCN and their families receive.

Hard copies of this workbook are available at the HRSA Information Center. Call 1-888-ASK-HRSA (275-4772) or go to their web site at www.ask.hrsa.gov to order. Request document number MCH00179.

Download: PrimarySpecialityCollaboration.pdf