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Session Description: This session highlights four unique programs designed to improve the quality of care associated with transitions that emphasize system change that is both effective and sustainable. Standardized approaches involving care coordination, personal goal setting, patient order sets, and team-based patient safety conferences and information transfer will be described. The highlighted interventions are contextualized within the ever changing environment of new payment methodologies including accountable care organizations (ACOs), bundled payment, and Medicare Advantage plans..
Describe the potential impact of alternative funding models on care transition initiatives.
Discuss the current status of hospital to SNF transitions and the potential for better systems and outcome.
Enumerate current barriers to better transitional care and potential intervention to overcome these issues.
List specific tools designed to enhance care transitions and methods of successful implementation.
Speaker(s): Paul R. Katz, MD, CMD Kenneth Botsford, MD Randi Berkowitz, MD, CMD Steven Phillips, MD Christina Schuh, BSN, RN-BC Eduard E. Vasilevskis, MD
Disclosure(s): Steven Philips: Has a financial disclosure;Think Research of Canada:own common shares