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4 Reasons to Develop a Post-Acute Care Coordination Network

Capacity issues and resulting loss of revenue, and concerns about adequate discharge plans prompted Summa Health System to develop an SNF care coordination network, explains Carolyn Holder, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, manager of transitional care, resulting in improved patient care and … finish reading 4 Reasons to Develop a Post-Acute Care Coordination Network

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7 Barriers to Effective SNF-Hospital Care Transitions

A lack of quality information from nursing facilities when a patient was transferred to an ED was one barrier task force members tackled when developing their skilled nursing facility (SNF) care coordination network, explains Mike Demagall, LNHA, LPN, administrator with … finish reading 7 Barriers to Effective SNF-Hospital Care Transitions

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Value of Case Management Collaboration with Home Health, SNFs and Long-Term Care

One of the keys to success in following patients within the continuum of care is building a collaboration and relationship with them, and that includes having a case manager available, say Diane Littlewood, director of population management operations with Geisinger … finish reading Value of Case Management Collaboration with Home Health, SNFs and Long-Term Care

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