Transitions of Care
SAN DIEGO – Most ICU patients older than age 65 years had no documented advance care planning.
As health care becomes ever more complex, high-functioning hospital medicine groups are needed to navigate it.
It provided a means of enabling standardized transitions to the hospitalist inpatient service.
Participants in a medically tailored meal program had fewer inpatient admissions and lower medical spending.
Hospitalists do not do SNF handoffs in the same manner as ICUs, but it’s time to change.
Medicare auditors have been given discretion to overlook an inpatient order flaw, but providers have not.
Key issues might not be captured in standard postdischarge surveys.
Does patient experience correlate with specific hospital care coordination and transition strategies, and if so, which strategies most strongly...
Hospitalists must consider how to best identify patients and conditions appropriate for transitions of care.