Posts Tagged Care Transitions

Transforming Care in the Carolinas

The American Hospital Association recently highlighted a Duke Endowment-funded program by NCHA and the South Carolina Hospital Association to optimize care transitions and increase patient engagement. The associations collaborated to provide a forum to share best practices and data, as well as offer

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Predictors of 30-Day Return Following an ED Visit for Older Adults

The January/February issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal has an article from the University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine on the “Predictors of 30-Day Return Following an Emergency Department Visit for Older Adults.” Older adults who are discharged following emergency department

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Project ACHIEVE pilot study on care transitions reports results

Patients discharged from the hospital and those who care for them would like hospitals to communicate in a supportive, collaborative and purposeful way, anticipate and explain how they will address their needs, and ensure continuity of care, according to a pilot study by

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Addressing care coordination to reduce hospital readmissions and costs

A recent study found that 20 percent of Medicare patients discharged from the hospital will be readmitted within 30 days due to a lack of transparency around care transitions. Read how Saint Francis Healthcare Partners (SFHCP), an Accountable Care Organization affiliated with the largest Catholic hospital

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