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Q&As improving care transitions webinar

Q&As From Hospital-to-Home Transitional Care Webinar

“The most effective way to prevent readmissions is to have successful care transitions,” said Katherine E. Watts, LMSW, ACM-SW, during the Right at Home-sponsored webinar, “Improving Care Transitions: Data and Strategies to Achieve Success.” Watts and Kelly A. Tappenden, Ph.D., RD, covered the latest data and costs associated with transitions of care and health outcomes during the November 21, 2019, webinar. Watts and Tappenden answered questions from participants at the end of the webinar.

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10 Questions to Ask Before Your Hospital Discharge

Isolation and loneliness have been linked to a variety of health risks, such as a higher rate of heart attack, stroke, depression, anxiety, and even premature death. Social isolation, especially among the senior population, is fast becoming an epidemic in America. Loneliness, however, is reversible; there are things individuals and communities can do to help seniors feel included.

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Improving Care Transitions at Home

Designed for healthcare and caregiver professionals, the webinar overviews patient-centered care and the social determinants of health. Watts and Tappenden will discuss how a care recipient’s home setting, healthcare access and social support affect how well and how long the person remains safe and comfortable at home.

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RightTransitions® Assists Patients Returning Home

Roughly one in six Medicare patients who leave a U.S. hospital will be readmitted within 30 days. For patients who are discharged from a hospital or care facility, having a trained caregiver at home can mean the difference between staying at home and being readmitted. 

Dr. Joel Stein

Advances in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Dr. Joel Stein, Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University in New York City, discusses a number of forward-looking stroke therapies. Dr. Stein is also Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Physiatrist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian hospital.

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