Experts from all areas of health care met in Philadelphia in July to discuss ways to improve transitions of care. ... E xperts from all areas of health care met in Philadelphia in July to discuss ways to improve transitions of care.
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
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
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
Researchers performed a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials published from January 1990 to March 2011 to examine interventions intended to improve the transition between hospital discharge and primary care. ... All trials involved
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
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
Why don't major transitions of care have a quantification of ambiguity?”. ... Just think about it at the time of transition of care,” he said.
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
We will discuss hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, critical care, cultural competency, safety and more, all through the lens of one inpatient admission,” said Dr. ... Topics include how to build an effective inpatient team, medical errors in