Care Management Programs Reduce Hospital Admissions and Readmissions in Chronically Ill and Vulnerable Patients (Commonwealth Fund)

Summary

Three USA-based case studies are used to illustrate the potential of care management programs for reducing preventable hospital admissions and readmissions by improving the coordination of care and patient transitions.

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Reference

McCarthy, D. Cohen, A. and Bihrle Johnson, M. (2013). Gaining ground : care management programs to reduce hospital admissions and readmissions among chronically ill and vulnerable patients. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, 2013. 15p.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].

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