Search results for "Transitions of Care"

Results 71 - 80 of about 95 for "Transitions of Care".

New rules for diagnosis

about the diagnostic process, 2) Collaborate with other health care professionals and communicate effectively throughout the diagnostic process, and 3) Apply effective strategies at transitions of care, and close the loop ... Finally, competencies
January 2019

Work hour limits: No gain without pain

Hospitalists, by the nature of their practice, are in an ideal position to teach about transitions of care. ... Hello, I am Dr. Hedges. I will be part of your care team.
March 2009

A bundle of care that keeps elderly patients out of the hospital

Dr. Masica, along with colleagues in care coordination, administration and pharmacy, wanted to address several of these problem areas at once. ... I wouldn't claim that we have solved the transitions of care problem.
January 2010

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

Your next hire could be right down the hall

The familiar working relationship between a PCP-turned hospitalist and his community colleagues can also smooth transitions of care and improve efficiency. ... Often what they are a little rusty on is taking care of the more acute patients.
October 2008

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

In the News

Nine interventions for transitions of care in heart failure may assist in achieving optimal clinical and patient-centered outcomes, according to a scientific statement that addressed patient, hospital, and clinician barriers. ... Patient experiences
April 2015

Acute exacerbation of COPD

Q: Was the transition of care properly handled at the time of discharge? ... In conclusion, this case demonstrates potential opportunities for better management of a COPD exacerbation, including adhering to guideline-directed medical therapy, improving
April 2016

Introducing our latest list of Top Hospitalists

They were physicians who had been nominated by their colleagues and chosen by our editorial board for their work on “improving geriatric care, growing hospital admissions, facilitating transitions of care and ... same. Read our profiles of the latest
November 2017

Diabetes drugs not restarted at discharge post-MI

getting the drugs have a higher risk of death, a new study found. ... The study was also limited by lack of information about the reasons for discontinuation of the medications.
April 2010

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