In an effort to reduce preventable readmissions, Cleveland Clinic’s Connected Care Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) program offered provider visits to selected SNFs up to five times a week.
Reducing the rate of readmissions can be a costly proposition. This study validates the effectiveness of an easy-to-use readmission risk prediction tool in the skilled nursing facility setting that can help allocate resources effectively and keep costs down.
Patients leaving the hospital enter a complex and potentially dangerous maze. The Center for Connected Care is integrating and standardizing services to create a brave new approach to post-acute care.
The Inpatient Geriatrics Consultation Service helps ensure a smooth transition for elderly patients and that they receive the resources needed to maintain their residence in the community.