Redefining the future of health transitions
Meeting the complex health care needs of individuals living with chronic illnesses such as heart failure, diabetes and depression in a person-centered, safe, and efficient manner will be a, if not the, dominant healthcare challenge in the next few decades. Our research agenda focuses on the growing population of chronically ill adults with a specialization on frail, elderly adults and their family caregivers. Members’ implementation of various research methods is now creating a body of knowledge that will directly benefit this vulnerable population.
Arnold Ventures Awards $6 Million Grant to Study Replication of Penn Nursing’s Transitional Care Model
The study will evaluate the effectiveness of TCM in reducing rehospitalizations and promote widespread use of the program in a number of health systems.
The series is designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus to share their work and interests with a transdisciplinary audience.
Election to the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
The American Academy of Nursing recently announced that six individuals – including Penn Nursing Postdoctoral Fellow Darina Petrovsky, PhD, RN – were selected to participate in the newly re-envisioned Academy Jonas Policy Scholars Program. Petrovsky is a Fellow in the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health.