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Journal Article
Study

Effects of an enhanced discharge planning intervention for hospitalized older adults: a randomized trial.

Altfeld SJ, Shier GE, Rooney M, et al. The Gerontologist. 2013;53:430-40.

An intervention to augment patient safety after hospital discharge in geriatric patients improved continuity of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, but did not reduce readmission rates.