Transitions of Care
“As hospital medicine continues to advance, we are being asked to help hospitals and health care systems with challenges that extend beyond the...
Does introduction of an Enhanced Care Program affect 30-day readmissions of patients discharged from an acute care hospital to a skilled nursing...
One of the riskiest transitions that patients go through is when they change levels of care.
Read the latest from the Journal of Hospital Medicine, the premier publication for dissemination of research for the specialty of hospital...
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...
From the Society
Patient handoffs where both receiving and transferring providers share the same mental model result in better outcomes.
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.