Emergency Transfers of the Elderly from Nursing Facilities to Critical Access Hospitals: Opportunities for Improving Patient Safety and Quality
Examines the evidence and best practices to improve the nursing facility-to-hospital transition of care. Provides tools to improve communication between patients, nursing facilities, and hospitals. Includes recommendations for the role of state Flex Programs in the transition of care process.
Karen B. Pearson, Andrew F. Coburn
Flex Monitoring Team
Aging and aging-related services · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality · Long-term care