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Infographic: 4 Pillars of Transitional Care

September 10th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Efficient handling of care transitions is high on healthcare’s agenda. Proper care transitions curb avoidable healthcare utilization and close gaps in care, while improving the patient experience and provider reimbursement levels.

The cost of readmissions for Medicare patients alone is $26 billion per year, according to a new infographic from Vree Health. This infographic identifies the four pillars of transitional care and provides a look at patient satisfaction and the cost of readmissions.

4 Pillars of Transitional Care

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Rethinking Readmissions: Patient-Centered Collaborations in Care Transition Management.