C. Postdischarge patient education. D. Timely discharge summary for the primary care physician. ... An 82-year-old man is evaluated for discharge planning. He was hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia complicated by respiratory failure and sepsis
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed changes to the discharge planning requirements that hospitals must meet in order to participate in its programs. ... The proposed rule emphasizes the importance of the patient's goals
Finally, as part of a hospital-wide, multidisciplinary Safe Patient Flow initiative, the barriers to faster discharge were investigated. ... A transitional care round was added in the afternoon to improve accuracy of the discharge prediction.
Articles look at implementation of checklists, continuous glucose monitoring, and discharge lounges in hospital medicine, as well as where all those admissions for non-COVID-19 conditions have gone during the ... discharge planning).
From assessment until near discharge, the role of hospitalists in nutritional therapy is relatively limited. ... Hospitalists should be more involved in nutrition when it comes time for discharge, the experts agreed.
expectations, discussing self-management of disease, and asking the patient to teach back the discharge plan. ... This study demonstrates that normative beliefs of discharge education responsibility may influence reported discharge communication practices
The results could potentially be attributed to accelerated care coordination, fewer delays in medical decision making, or expedited discharge planning resulting from improved communication among clinicians, study authors said. ... The results could
Comprehensive COPD care should include standardized diagnosis and treatment, patient education, careful discharge planning and follow-up. ... Sharma. In a study of more than 62,000 Medicare patients admitted for COPD, discharge planning that stressed
This month's issue includes articles on our 2014 Top Hospitalists, patient visitation policies, an innovative approach to discharge planning, and more. ... For patients in the first 2 categories, night shift nurses begin discharge paperwork, and then
Predischarge patient education and discharge planning were the most commonly evaluated interventions, appearing in 22 of the 43 studies. ... One of the five consisted of a single intervention in which high-risk patients received early discharge planning