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.
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
We realized that we needed to find out exactly what level of medical care prisons offered and figure out how to connect with people who could help ensure smoother transitions.”. ... Better communication and coordination between hospital and prison
Some of this issue's topics include substance abuse in doctors, improved transitions of care, and appropriate use of telemetry. ... Care transitions are a perpetual priority for hospitalists—and often, a sticky wicket.
Dr. Kim also leads a statewide Transitions of Care Collaborative, modeling his approach on the national BOOST model (Better Outcomes for Older adults Through Safe Transitions). ... Instead of continuing a pattern of care that was fragmented and
A task force of the ACGME is accepting public comment on a proposal to limit first-years to 24 hours on-task plus 4 hours to manage transitions of care. ... The task force proposed limiting the shift to 24 hours on-task plus 4 hours to manage transitions
They may refer the patient back to the discharge coordinator at the hospital, or take care of the issue immediately. ... In today's health care reform and challenges, you have to spend money to save money, and you have to look at these kinds of programs
Every hospitalist is taught the same methods in order to facilitate seamless transitions of care, said Dr. ... Doctors coming out of residency know how to take care of heart failure but they don't know how to get the patient in and out of the hospital in
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
But the intensity of care we provide is at a much higher level than that of our consultant colleagues. ... This enhances communication with PCPs and optimizes transitions of care. At times, these hospitalists work stretches longer than seven days, but