Search Tag: care transitions

ICU Management

Transitional Care Reduces Readmissions

2015 04 Jun

As transitional care is increasingly used to reduce hospital readmissions, progressive care nurses can play an integral role in efforts to help patients achieve functional recovery faster in post-acute care, according to an article published in the journal Critical Care Nurse (CCN) .   The report, “Progressive Mobility as a Team Effort in Transitional... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cross-Clinic Communication in Patient Care Transitions

2014 31 Aug

Guidelines to enhance communication during patient care transitions between healthcare settings have the potential to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, as well as to decrease overall healthcare costs. During care transitions, patients’ clinicians, including hospital-based clinicians and community-based primary care providers (PCPs), are responsible... Read more