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December 16, 2016 | Pamela Youngberg Dickson

Coordinated care continues to be top of mind among providers. Two studies presented at the 2016 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, DC last week submitted data that supports the interrelationship between inflammation in rheumatic conditions and that of cardiovascular inflammation. In one study, they found that a relatively high percentage of patients were not seen regularly by both specialties, with one presenter, Iris Navarro-Milan of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, lamenting: “We could coordinate care between specialties, but sometimes the issue is: who takes ownership of the problem?”

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