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Barriers to Interdisciplinary Collaboration

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Discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in meeting the health care needs of families. How is that collaboration different from that which occurs in the acute care or ambulatory setting? What are some of the barriers to interdisciplinary collaboration and how do you think they can be overcome?

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Interdisciplinary collaboration is important because many of the health issues families experience are not the result of one specific condition or problem. Combining various disciplines when addressing families can give people better insight on the steps to take avoid repeat incidences in the future. Currently when a person goes in for acute or ambulatory care, the health providers have a tendency to address only the ...

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Overview on the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in health settings.