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 A. Leasure and L. Anderson},
  journal={Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={311–316}
}
  • Angela K Kamermayer, A. Leasure, L. Anderson
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
    11 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    An Innovative Discharge Intervention: A Quality Improvement Project
    • Highly Influenced

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 REFERENCES
    The care span: The importance of transitional care in achieving health reform.
    • 553
    • PDF
    Evaluation of a Team-Based, Transition-of-Care Management Service on 30-Day Readmission Rates
    • 22
    • PDF
    The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial.
    • 1,675
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Do Collaborative Case Management Models Decrease Hospital Readmission Rates Among High-Risk Patients?
    • 7
    Effects of an enhanced discharge planning intervention for hospitalized older adults: a randomized trial.
    • 96
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Financial Implications of Sepsis Prevention, Early Identification, and Treatment: A Population Health Perspective
    • 4
    The relationship between hospital admission rates and rehospitalizations.
    • 239
    • PDF