Effects of a health-social partnership transitional program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Wong2011EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a health-social partnership transitional program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Frances Kam Yuet Wong and May M Ho and Sikying Yeung and Stanley Kui Fu Tam and Susan Ka Yee Chow},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={73 7},
  pages={960-9}
}
Hospital readmission is an indicator of care quality. Studies have been conducted to test whether post-discharge transitional care programs can reduce hospital readmission, but results are not conclusive. The contemporary development of post-discharge support advocates a health and social partnership approach. There is a paucity of experimental studies examining the effects of such efforts. This study designed a health-social transitional care management program (HSTCMP) and subjected it to… CONTINUE READING

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