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.
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].