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Perfecting post-acute care

Horwitz, who studies transitions of care. “Tracking outcomes and giving feedback to community facilities is relatively new, and it could make a real difference in the kind of care patients get.”. ... Janet Colwell is a freelance writer in West
April 2016

Act early to avert AKI

Thakar. “But if I as a nephrologist can make a hospitalist think twice before they order a potentially nephrotoxic exposure, that is a huge improvement in our delivery of care.”. ... Thakar. “This is a very important group of patients that we need
October 2013

In the News

The data also suggest little variability between hospitals in managing transitions of care among patients discharged after heart failure hospitalization, they said. ... Among all 1,088 cases, 340 (31%) were admitted to intensive care units, and of the
March 2010

Seeing readmissions from the patient's point of view

a good job with transitions of care,” he said. ... by ensuring that acute symptoms are resolving, giving clear instructions for symptom management at home, as now the standard of care for conditions like asthma, and explicitly communicating the
September 2015

Learning from the best

One of the common findings in these hospitals was the degree to which the hospitalists were integrally incorporated into the quality improvement activities, particularly those focused on the transitions of care. ... Another important area in which
August 2011

E-learning for everyone

Medicine. The resource rooms offer help on topics such as venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, stroke, heart failure and care transitions for older patients. ... CHAMP has sections on how to identify frail elderly, prevent hazards of hospitalization,
February 2008

Score can predict readmission risk

Of these, 879 (8.5% of all discharges) were identified as potentially avoidable. ... The HOSPITAL score, which can be used for all patients regardless of their main admission cause, enables physicians to target intensive transitions-of-care interventions
April 2013

Letter from the Editor

Improving transitions of care is one of the top goals facing hospitals and hospitalists today. ... Improving transitions of care is one of the top goals facing hospitals hospitalists today.
February 2010

Transitions of care

Researchers conducted semi-structured interviews with clinicians, staff, and patients to assess the barriers and facilitators to providing high-quality continuum of care for veterans transitioning from non-VA hospitals to ... The study authors noted
October 2019

PCPs in the hospital

Jones, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine and director of care transitions for hospital medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver. ... Jones, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine and director of care transitions for hospital medicine at
March 2018

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