Search results for "Transitions of Care"

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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

Longer shifts proposed for first-year residents

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
November 2016

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

The March issue is now online

The March issue of ACP Hospitalist is now online, with stories about substance abuse in physicians, a novel transitions-of-care program, and cardiac monitoring. ... Oregon Health & Science University helped improve care transitions by paying community
March 2012

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

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. ... Patient experiences
January 2015

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

Top Docs

Theyâve focused on improving geriatric care, growing hospital admissions, facilitating transitions of care and raising staff satisfaction. ... prevention. These toolkits, along with others for stroke, exist for transitions of care, and others are
November 2008

Failure to follow up on inpatient test results is common

Patients who moved across health care settings, for example from inpatient to outpatient or from the emergency department to another setting, also posed challenges for follow-up. ... results. Electronic, paper, and mixed electronic/paper systems all had
February 2011

Identifying drug-drug interactions

of the pharmacokinetics of both statins and medications often prescribed with them in combination. ... In addition, the committee wrote, “A review of all medications that statin-treated patients are taking should be done at each clinical encounter and
March 2017

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