A pre/post study finds that a structured transition-of-care program can cut 30-day hospital readmissions for stroke patients roughly in half. An architect of the program shares advice for others.
A Cleveland Clinic pilot program aims to end “hospital limbo” for patients by expediting transition from the acute care hospital to an IRF by removing precertification requirements for appropriate patients.
As promising outcomes come in from the first Cleveland Clinic/Select Medical inpatient rehab hospital, the joint venture partners have opened two more facilities east and south of Cleveland.
Cleveland Clinic launched a three-year PM&R residency program in July 2016. Its leaders share the rationale behind its design and advice for others looking to start or refresh a program in challenging times.