Educational Brochure/Flyer

Q. What is transitional care? A. Older adults who suffer from a variety of health conditions often need health care services in different settings to meet their many needs. “Transitional Care” refers to when they move across settings. When they “transition” they often are treated by many different health care professionals.

August 7, 2019

The Patient Education Forum: Transitional Care—Eric Coleman

Q. What is transitional care? A. Older adults who suffer from a variety of health conditions often need health care services in different settings to meet their many needs. “Transitional Care” refers to when they move across settings. When they “transition” they often are treated by many different health care […]
Q. What is transitional care? A. Older adults who suffer from a variety of health conditions often need health care services in different settings to meet their many needs. “Transitional Care” refers to when they move across settings. When they “transition” they often are treated by many different health care professionals.
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http://eldercare.health-first.org/docs/forums/transitional_care.pdf

August 7, 2019

CMS: Your Discharge Planning Checklist

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Your Discharge Planning Checklist. [Booklet/Form]. http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/11376.pdf.Revised January 2012. Accessed July 25, 2014. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a checklist that prompts patients and caregivers to ask questions about key discharge planning topics including their likely care needs, the […]
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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Your Discharge Planning Checklist. [Booklet/Form]. http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/11376.pdf.Revised January 2012. Accessed July 25, 2014. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a checklist that prompts patients and caregivers to ask questions about key discharge planning topics including their likely care needs, the options for continuing care, post-discharge care instructions, community-based resources, and more. The checklist is intended to encourage patients and caregivers to actively participate in the discharge planning process and reflects CMS' goal to achieve high-value, person-centered health care. Providers can make use of the checklist by: (1) making staff aware of the checklist; (2) including it in pre-administration and/or admission paperwork; and, (3) by encouraging staff to work with patients and caregivers to complete the checklist.
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http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/11376.pdf

August 7, 2019

The Joint Commission, Speak Up: Planning Your Folow-Up Care

The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Speak UP: Planning Your Follow-up Care. Educational Brochure. http://www.jointcommission.org/Speak_Up_Planning_Your_Follow-up_Care/ Published April 2010. Updated July 8, 2013. Accessed July 25, 2014. The Joint Commission, together with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, launched a national campaign to urge patients […]
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The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Speak UP: Planning Your Follow-up Care. Educational Brochure. http://www.jointcommission.org/Speak_Up_Planning_Your_Follow-up_Care/ Published April 2010. Updated July 8, 2013. Accessed July 25, 2014. The Joint Commission, together with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, launched a national campaign to urge patients to take a role in preventing health care errors by becoming active, involved and informed participants on the health care team. The program features brochures, posters and buttons on a variety of patient safety topics.
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http://www.jointcommission.org/PatientSafety/SpeakUp/speak_up_recovery.html

August 7, 2019

Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand, Manual for Clinicians

Weiss B. Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand, Manual for Clinicians. [Booklet]. Http://med.fsu.edu/userFiles/file/ahec_health_clinicians_manual.pdf Published May 2007. Accessed July 25, 2014. In the pages that follow, this manual reviews the problem of health literacy, its consequences for the health care system, and the likelihood that a clinician’s practice includes […]
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Weiss B. Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand, Manual for Clinicians. [Booklet]. Http://med.fsu.edu/userFiles/file/ahec_health_clinicians_manual.pdf Published May 2007. Accessed July 25, 2014. In the pages that follow, this manual reviews the problem of health literacy, its consequences for the health care system, and the likelihood that a clinician’s practice includes patients with limited literacy. The manual then provides practical tips for clinicians to use in making their office practices more “user friendly” to patients with limited literacy, and gives suggestions for improving interpersonal communication between clinicians and patients. Finally, the manual concludes with several “case discussions” based on vignettes in the accompanying instructional video.
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http://med.fsu.edu/userFiles/file/ahec_health_clinicians_manual.pdf

August 7, 2019

Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End-of-Life

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End-of-Life. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/aging/endliferia/endria.pdf. Published March 2003. Accessed July 25, 2014. Research can help physicians and other health care professionals guide patient decision making for care at the end of life. Findings resulting from research funded by the […]
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End-of-Life. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/aging/endliferia/endria.pdf. Published March 2003. Accessed July 25, 2014. Research can help physicians and other health care professionals guide patient decision making for care at the end of life. Findings resulting from research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are discussed.
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http://www.ahrq.gov/research/endliferia/endria.pdf

August 7, 2019

NTOCC Care Transitions Informational Brochure

This brochure contains easy to understand information about transitions of care that can help you in sharing and discussing this critical health care issue.
This brochure contains easy to understand information about transitions of care that can help you in sharing and discussing this critical health care issue.
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http://www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/Informational_Brochure.pdf