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Interventions at hospital discharge help transitions to primary ...

Certain interventions at hospital discharge appear to help improve handoffs to primary care, but more research is needed to determine how and why ...

Nine transitional care interventions for heart failure may help ...

Nine interventions for transitions of care in heart failure may assist in achieving optimal clinical and patient-centered outcomes, according to a ...

Survey finds low rates of communication between inpatient ...

Primary care physicians differed in their preferred mode of communication about patients' hospitalizations, with some preferring telephone contact, others ...

Low health literacy linked to longer LOS, more transitional ...

The link between health literacy and length of stay (LOS) was significantly impacted by gender but not by illness severity or older age.

Sending patients home with a little extra care | ACP Hospitalist

... “The reason there has been so much focus on this is the patient safety issues surrounding transitions of care,” said Dr. Williams. ...

Caring for prisoners | ACP Hospitalist

... communication and coordination between hospital and prison medical staffs are critical factors in smoothing transitions of care and potentially ...

Take the C-TraIn | ACP Hospitalist

... What: A transitions-of-care program involving a registered nurse for care coordination and outpatient follow-up; pharmacy support including a low ...

Outpatient follow-up, readmission rates higher for direct-arrival ...

Likelihood of follow-up in an outpatient clinic and 30-day mortality and readmission risks were compared between patients who presented directly ...

CMS-funded intervention reduces Medicare readmissions by ...

The intervention entailed transitional care consultants, who were social workers, following up with high-risk patients after discharge, providing medication ...

Dialogue: Communication at discharge | ACP Hospitalist

... handoffs at discharge. Transitions of care can be dangerous for patients and frustrating for physicians. Handoffs at hospital ...

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