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A code for improving transitions of care

Payment codes for transitional care management require that the practice receiving the patient contact him or her within two days of discharge and have an in-person visit within seven days ... Mortality rates were also significantly decreased, so what
November 2018

November ACP Hospitalist online and in the mail

This issue reveals the latest group of ACP Hospitalist's Top Hospitalists and delves into oxygen supplementation, malnutrition, and transitions of care. ... This issue is also all about the numbers, with a Coding Corner about the latest definition of
November 2018

To home or SNF?

The idea is to overcome common barriers to successful transitions, including lack of preparation for handoffs and poor communication about the plan and goals of care. ... Knowing more about the type and level of care provided at SNFs helps clinicians
September 2019

Transition and self-management program help reduce COPD readmissions

It included transition support to help patients and caregivers prepare for discharge and understand the postdischarge plan of care; individualized self-management support to help patients take medications correctly, recognize exacerbations
November 2018

Internal medicine unites to improve transitions of care

Experts from all areas of health care met in Philadelphia in July to discuss ways to improve transitions of care. ... Agenda items included review of current evidence on transitions between inpatient and outpatient care and the best methods of
October 2007

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

In the News

Six professional medical societies, including ACP, have developed a set of consensus standards for improving transitions of care. ... At every point of transitions the patient and/or their family/caregivers need to know who is responsible for their care
July 2009

Nine transitional care interventions for heart failure may help optimize outcomes

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. ... Use health informatics
January 2015

Take the C-TraIn

Two years and dozens of meetings later, the Care Transitions Innovation (C-TraIn) was born in the general medicine ward of Portland's OHSU Hospital. ... What: A transitions-of-care program involving a registered nurse for care coordination and outpatient
March 2012

Care coordination bundle reduced total cost of care for Medicare and Medicaid patients

At one urban academic health system, an acute care intervention bundle to improve transition planning after discharge was associated with large reductions in total cost of care, especially among Medicaid patients, ... For Medicare patients, the
November 2018

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