Avoidability of hospital transfers of nursing home residents: perspectives of frontline staff.

@article{Lamb2011AvoidabilityOH,
  title={Avoidability of hospital transfers of nursing home residents: perspectives of frontline staff.},
  author={Gerri S. Lamb and Ruth Marchand Tappen and Sanya Diaz and Laurie Herndon and Joseph G. Ouslander},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={1665-72}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe nursing home (NH) staff perceptions of avoidability of hospital transfers of NH residents. DESIGN Mixed methods qualitative and quantitative analysis of 1,347 quality improvement (QI) review tools completed by staff at 26 NHs and transcripts of conference calls. SETTING Twenty-six NHs in three states participating in the Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACT II) QI project. PARTICIPANTS Site coordinators and staff who participated in project… CONTINUE READING