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Bariatric beds as a barrier to discharge

A recent article in the American Journal of Managed Care caught my attention because it specifically addressed transitions of care for obese patients, which now constitute more that 20% of the adult U.S. population. This study, published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research, surveyed discharge staff in Pennsylvania and Arkansas, and found that one […]

Detroit Care Coordination Summit: benefits of forming a post-acute provider network

Recently, CarePort Health held a Care Coordination Summit in Detroit, Michigan, where local leaders in care transformation came together to share their challenges and ideas. This post is the first in a two-part series that covers our discussions at the summit. CarePort CEO Dr. Lissy Hu began the event with an update on value-based care […]

Beyond the Hospital: Choosing Quality Post-Acute Care is Life-Changing, Too

A recent The New York Times article highlighted the “life-changing magic of choosing the right hospital.” The piece was based on a study by health economists at Harvard, M.I.T., Columbia and the University of Chicago that showed how heart attack patients choosing treatment at hospitals with higher quality ratings ultimately experienced better survival gains. While […]

5 post-acute data pitfalls – and how to avoid them

Increasingly health systems need to understand post-acute outcomes for their patient populations. Here are some common mistakes and lessons learned from hospitals such as Montefiore when it comes to asking for data from your referral partners. According to claims data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), skilled nursing facility performance is highly […] uses cookies to help ensure the best possible experience for users.