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Redefining and Redesigning Hospital Discharge to Enhance Patient Care: A Randomized Controlled Study

  • August 1, 2008

This CRICO-funded study aimed, “To evaluate a low-cost intervention designed to promptly reconnect patients to their ‘medical home’ after hospital discharge.”


The researchers concluded: “A low-cost discharge–transfer intervention may improve the rates of outpatient follow-up and of completed workups after hospital discharge.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Balaban RB, Weissman JS, Samuel PA, Woolhandler S. Redefining and Redesigning Hospital Discharge to Enhance Patient Care: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008; 23(8):1228-1233. doi:10.1007/s11606-008-0618-9.