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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

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

To home or SNF?

The idea is to overcome common barriers to successful transitions, including lack of preparation for handoffs and poor communication about the plan and goals of care. ... Knowing more about the type and level of care provided at SNFs helps clinicians
September 2019

Score can predict readmission risk

Of these, 879 (8.5% of all discharges) were identified as potentially avoidable. ... The HOSPITAL score, which can be used for all patients regardless of their main admission cause, enables physicians to target intensive transitions-of-care interventions
April 2013

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

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

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

CMS-funded intervention reduces Medicare readmissions by nearly 10%, study finds

The intervention entailed transitional care consultants, who were social workers, following up with high-risk patients after discharge, providing medication management, support services, and clarification of discharge instructions. ... Haven Hospital's 2
April 2016

The scourge of seven on/seven off

But the intensity of care we provide is at a much higher level than that of our consultant colleagues. ... This enhances communication with PCPs and optimizes transitions of care. At times, these hospitalists work stretches longer than seven days, but
May 2011

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

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