Transitions of care are complex—not just due to unique patient factors but because of the several different clinical stakeholders they involve. Whether moving patients from care setting to care setting or hospital to home, care transitions are often fraught with poor communication and care coordination. Because of this, knowing how to improve transitions of care is a common challenge for healthcare leaders.
In this eBook, readers will learn about:
- Why communication breaks down during transitions of care such as interhospital transitions, intrahospital transitions, and discharges from hospital to home
- Five key strategies for improving transitions of care