Post-Discharge Care: New Models to Improve Recovery

With increased emphasis on value-based care, patients and care givers alike are focused more than ever on the complete cycle of healthcare, especially when discharged from a hospital stay. Post-discharge care continues to be at the center of many provider programs to help sustain quality service while increasing patient satisfaction and decreasing readmission rates. Timely follow-up is particularly important for senior citizens, as on average 20 percent have been diagnosed with a chronic