This Week's Challenge: Proper management of transitions in care the handover of an individual's care from one health setting to another has the potential to dramatically hasten that person's return to health, as well as reduce the likelihood of a return ER visit or rehospitalization. We wanted to see what ROI was generated by care transition management programs.
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What We Learned: HIN's third annual Managing Care Transitions survey captured efforts by 86 organizations to strive for Triple Aim goals of better care at improved cost during transitions of care. The survey measured existing and planned programs, targeted transitions and populations, transition team members and responsibilities, and much more. According to survey respondents, the following ROI was generated by their care transition management programs:
- Too early to tell: 58.3 percent
From 2:1 to 3:1: 16.7 percent
Less than 2:1: 13.9 percent
Higher than 4:1: 5.6 percent
From 3:1 to 4:1: 5.6 percent
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Excerpted from 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Transitions Management, which is HIN's third comprehensive collection of data points, and presents actionable new data on key transitions addressed, targeted health conditions and populations, care transition models in use, program components, responsibility for care transition coordination, transition team training, and more.
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