Facilities across the care continuum rely on Rovicare to make transitions along the patient journey efficient.
Implementing a hospital discharge program in nursing home settings increases care quality, care coordination, and patient outcomes, researchers found.
The vital care coordination process synchronizes the delivery of a patient’s health care from multiple providers and specialists.
This can be done with broad approaches commonly used to improve health care delivery and using specific care coordination activities.
Despite benefits, Providers and Payors resist "Hospital at Home" programs
An informal poll showed many Hospitalists didn't even know they were part of an Accountable Care Organization.
ACOs are transforming management of hospital discharge through relationships with preferred skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to address the high magnitude and variation in spending on post-acute care.
Drug events, infections, and procedural complications are just a few adverse effects some patients experience post-discharge.
CMS interested in considering adding patient satisfaction scores while evaluating efforts to increase transparency for consumers.
This study found a correlation between appointments kept post-discharge from in-patient psychiatric care and readmission.
Continuity of care, including communication with outpatient providers, may be especially important for patients who were not engaged in outpatient care prior to admission.