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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

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

Transitions of care, readmissions, and more

The authors recommended that transitional care services should become the standard of care after hospitalization for older patients with heart failure, with the choice among the three interventions made according to ... Still, the results are promising
June 2020

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

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

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

Discharge lounges done right

There was a learning curve when the facility first opened, but our nurses quickly adapted to providing the same level of care to patients in our discharge lounge.”. ... Thigpen. Discharge lounge staff can take care of tasks such as making follow-up
February 2021

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

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

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