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Best practices for advanced care planning in skilled nursing facility settings

Today’s health care reform continues to drive toward greater patient-centered care. Health plans are seeing this more and more as we continue to provide increasing amounts of information through a myriad of touch points. We want our members to have access to the information they need to feel more informed, and more confident, when making […]
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Home-based care transition programs reduce readmissions

Now that hospitals are being held responsible for what happens to a discharged patient, health care providers are beginning to use higher level clinicians—even physicians—to make home visits for high-risk patients. Two healthcare systems are developing and deploying home-based care transition programs to improve post-discharge care outreach.