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Posts tagged with “reducing readmissions”

The Role of Home Care in Preventing Hospital Readmissions

Owners, health care professionals and Home Instead Senior Care clients discuss the important role that Home Instead has played in the lives of patients coming home from the hospital.

Transitional Care Services: A Rising Referral Option to Reduce Readmissions

The intensely debated Medicare penalties for excessive readmissions have put healthcare professionals across the hospital industry in a difficult position. How can they minimize the number of returning patients without extra funding for the necessary interventions? As many hospitals have found, cooperation with community resources is key.

Common Senior Conditions that Contribute to Hospitalization and Readmissions

While a number of factors can contribute to a senior's readmission to a hospital after being transitioned home, there are six common conditions that are the most prevalent causes.

Managing for Health: Transitional Care (5 of 5)

Mary Alexander of Home Instead Senior Care discusses how transitional care can help provide ongoing management of a loved one's health after a return home from the hospital or rehab facility.

Getting Ready: Transitional Care (2 of 5)

Mary Alexander of Home Instead Senior Care discusses how to get ready for the return home of a loved one from a hospital or rehab facility and how using transitional care services can help.

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