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.
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While news about healthcare company profits or losses may dominate media headlines, integrated health systems like Swedish Health Services are leading efforts to maximize on the potential of evidence-based solutions to advance health care quality and equity in their communities. In a Q&A, Bela Biro, Executive Director of Accountable Care Services at Swedish Medical Group, discusses the launch of a multisite replication of the Transitional Care Model. Swedish is one of four health systems participating in a unique initiative funded by Arnold Ventures and the Missouri Foundation for Health.
Missouri Foundation for Health Joins National Study on Replication of Penn Nursing’s Transitional Care Model
As a rapid influx of patients overwhelmed health systems during the coronavirus pandemic, palliative nurses played dual roles supporting patients, patient families, and colleagues. Two researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) are among those detailing the important role palliative care has in responding during the COVID-19 pandemic and in future public health crises.