Tag Archives: post acute care

Pilot Prevents Unnecessary Hospitalizations by Optimizing Transfers of Nursing Facility Residents

Designed to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations of nursing facility patients, a new study focuses on how to optimize transfers of these patients between facilities and acute-care institutions by improving care and communication, according to research from Indiana University (IU) and Regenstrief … finish reading Pilot Prevents Unnecessary Hospitalizations by Optimizing Transfers of Nursing Facility Residents

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NaviHealth/Cigna-HealthSpring Partner to Improve Post-Acute Care, Costs

Hoping to improve care quality and outcomes for an estimated 100,000 post-acute patients in the heavily populated Mid-Atlantic and Pennsylvania markets, Cigna-HealthSpring and naviHealth are joining forces, according to releases from both organizations. The collaboration will utilize naviHealth’s technology (which … finish reading NaviHealth/Cigna-HealthSpring Partner to Improve Post-Acute Care, Costs

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