The health care system’s mission, vision, values, leadership, and quality-improvement drivers are aligned to patient-centered goals. “Coordination of care is an important part of taking care of patients and becomes easier when you grow your network,” she adds. While the details may depend on the illness and the patient’s age, collaboration between service providers and patients is a fundamental component to effectively managing chronic disease. Team nursing: A collaborative approach improves patient care. In line with the aims of the National Patient Safety Collaborative Programme the Yorkshire & Humber Patient Safety Collaborative will: Create safer systems of care that reflect continuous learning and improvement; Create the conditions for a culture of safety to flourish; Support the reduction of avoidable harm and variations in safe care delivery 2017 Oct;47(10):16-17. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000524769.41591.fc. The Patient Navigator Training Collaborative offers a full curriculum for patient navigators, care coordinators and community health workers. UNITING FOR PATIENT CARE Finding innovative ways to build teamwork is essential in an interdisciplinary environment where multiple constituencies — physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and business officers — all have resounding voices. Care is collaborative, coordinated, and accessible. Team nursing: A collaborative approach improves patient care Nursing. A collaborative plan of care for hospitalized or community-based patients/clients involves: Patient-centered focus; Family and caregiver support; Accessibility Authors Jessica Dickerson 1 , Amanda Latina. The right care is provided at the right time and the right place. The majority of these hospitals struggled with manual, paper-based care planning and documentation systems that hindered the delivery of collaborative, individualized and standardized care. The Collaborative Care Model has the most evidence among integration models to demonstrate its effective and efficient integration in terms of controlling costs, improving access, improving clinical outcomes, and increasing patient satisfaction in a variety of primary care settings – rural, urban, and among veterans. Our Mission The Patient Navigator Training Collaborative provides national leadership for the development, education, standardization and sustainability of the growing patient navigation workforce.