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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

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

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

Perfecting post-acute care

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
April 2016

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

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. ... E xperts from all areas of health care met in Philadelphia in July to discuss ways to improve transitions of care.
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

Establish and report patient self-determination of care documentation, including explicit do-not-attempt-resuscitation status, as a routine practice in all admissions. ... The HOSPITAL score, which can be used for all patients regardless of their main
June 2013

Survey finds low rates of communication between inpatient, primary care teams

Primary care physicians differed in their preferred mode of communication about patients' hospitalizations, with some preferring telephone contact, others preferring electronic health record notifications, and some wanting faxes. ... Overall, 73 of 284
November 2017

Hospital medicine courses abound at Internal Medicine 2012

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
February 2012

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