Transitions Of Care

Taking a cue from Big Brother: A hospital tool for long-term care providers

Taking a cue from Big Brother: A hospital tool for long-term care providers

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Relationships between hospitals and nursing homes can be funny things. Working together, they can do great things. But "cooperation" and "outreach" are not operative words frequently enough. Sibling rivalry always bubbles just under the surface.

New exchange technologies promise safer transitions to long-term care facilities

New exchange technologies promise safer transitions to long-term care facilities

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Long-term care facilities strive to provide each patient personalized care. Comprehensive care plans, honoring patient preferences and tailoring services to patients are critical aspects to achieving the healthcare goals of patients and their care providers.

New legislation would reimburse providers for transition of care services

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation that would reimburse providers for coordination of care services.

Medicare and Medicaid chief tells long-term care providers: CMS is on their side

Medicare and Medicaid chief tells long-term care providers: CMS is on their side

Improving the quality of care and targeting waste and fraud are priorities for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, chief Donald Berwick, M.D. told a large group of long-term care providers Tuesday.

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