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Optimizing transitions of care to reduce rehospitalizations.

Li J, Young R, Williams M. Optimizing transitions of care to reduce rehospitalizations. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014;81(5):312-20. doi:10.3949/ccjm.81a.13106.

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July 2, 2014
Li J, Young R, Williams M. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014;81(5):312-20.

Care transitions are a vulnerable time for patients as they move through various levels of care. Exploring factors that hinder safety during transitions, this review describes successful improvement initiatives and offers strategies to reduce readmissions, such as enhancing team communication, educating staff, and standardizing transition plans.

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Li J, Young R, Williams M. Optimizing transitions of care to reduce rehospitalizations. Cleve Clin J Med. 2014;81(5):312-20. doi:10.3949/ccjm.81a.13106.