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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Adapting The Joint Commission's seven foundations of safe and effective transitions of care to home.

Labson MC. Home healthcare now. 2015;33:142-6.

Patients are vulnerable to error when transitioning from one health care setting to another. Outlining key elements of hospital-to-home transitions recommended by The Joint Commission, this commentary discusses how health care organizations are applying these principles to enhance care transition safety and reduce readmissions.