Transitions of Care
One of the riskiest transitions that patients go through is when they change levels of care.
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Addressing the significant known health disparities faced by homeless persons is one of the greatest health equity challenges of our time.
With a principal focus on hospital length of stay, we have prioritized when patients are ready to leave over where they go after they leave.
Skilled nursing facilities will soon be penalized up to 2% of their Medicare reimbursement for posting higher-than-average rates of hospital...
William Ford, MD, SFHM
Predictive models and clinicians together might produce more effective decisions than either does alone.
Hospitalists and discharge planners should engage and assist patients, families, and caregivers in the decision making process.
A high-value care rounding tool could be used to measure the relationship between HVC behaviors and actual patient outcomes.
Clinical question: What is the national frequency of interhospital transfers, and are there any patient or hospital factors that...
Clinical question: What factors contribute to increased mortality in weekend hospital admissions?