The Effectiveness of Transitions-of-Care Interventions in Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Mortality: A Systematic Review

@article{Kamermayer2017TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Transitions-of-Care Interventions in Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Mortality: A Systematic Review},
  author={Angela K Kamermayer and Angela Renee Leasure and Lisa Anderson},
  journal={Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={311–316}
}
Background: The Affordable Care Act of 2010 set forth payment models that provided $10 billion to incent the health care system in developing innovative programs that target reform, including transitional care to reduce preventable readmissions. While transitional care programs exist, US hospitals remain challenged, with 1 in 5 readmissions within 30 days. Objective: This systematic review examined the effectiveness of select evidence-based transitions-of-care interventions on reducing 30-day… Expand
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