Topic: Discharge Planning
An ER program that focused on geriatric transitional care reduced the risk of admissions by 33%.
Experts provide tips for older patients to cope with the physical and mental declines associated with ER visits.
New research shows that clinicians need better strategies to provide care to sepsis patients after discharge.
An email-based approach to care coordination can improve patient outcomes and lead to better provider satisfaction, according to a new study.
Parkland Memorial Hospital has joined forces with an unlikely ally to improve efficiency in its emergency room: Toyota.
A new model for post-ICU care could help patients admitted to a hospital intensive care unit successfully recover from their illnesses.
From Kaiser Health News: Emergency room staff can be the first line of defense in identifying and helping elder abuse victims.
Hospital staff often believe any guidance they provide to patients beyond a list of nearby facilities could unduly influence their choices.
Two physicians argue that hospitals need to create a position for the chief primary care medical officer.
Although patients who return home after a stay in an intensive care unit often need assistance, many of them don’t take advantage of support groups that are now available at hospitals across the country.