Specialist support coordination is a process by which an individual health care organization coordinates services provided at a health centre with other suitable resources, such as government agencies, community health services, and other independent resources. A coordinated plan for patient care and services is created, which is designed to provide optimal care, but also to be efficient in terms of the resources used, and in cost control. This is achieved through a wide range of practices. These practices include clinical decision support, health economics, financial management, quality assurance, and quality improvement. Specialist Support Coordination Specialist support coordination is essential to the efficient functioning of any health care organization. It requires the participation of the various health care professionals who make up a team to ensure that the resources provided by a medical centre are effective, safe and affordable. The practice of specialized support coordination was first developed in the United States in the 1970s and has continued to evolve ever since. The goal of this practice is to improve quality of care, to lower costs, and to ensure that the provision of health care ….