From Traditional to Transitional: Transforming the Post-Discharge Model

Ensuring continuity of care from the hospital to the post-acute care (PAC) setting has never been more critical. Making transitions safer and more effective can help patients recover faster and avoid a return trip to the hospital – and help providers succeed in the new era of readmission penalties and bundled payments, where they are held financially accountable for quality …

When It’s Your Turn to Care: Assessing the Options with Your Aging Parents

For those of us who have older adults in our lives, the new year is prime time for revisiting our loved ones’ needs – from health and wellness concerns to legal and financial considerations. While some elderly parents may be able to “age in place” in their homes, others may be ready to consider senior housing, assisted living, or long-term …