February is American Heart Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and how to prevent this often-silent killer.
Recognizing the need for providing safe and supervised transitions for our in-home care clients, Right at Home developed the RightTransitions program.
Care transitions refer to a medical patient moving from one healthcare provider or healthcare setting to another. Seniors with illnesses, for example, may visit a primary care physician and then be admitted to a hospital and receive treatment from a hospital physician and nursing staff.
These and other stories are in the August edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.
A new report released by the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that patients who have hip replacement surgery are being released much earlier than 20 years ago. An analysis of Medicare recipients found that more of these earlier-release patients make return trips ...
Most of those readmissions are preventable with a little extra attention and care. That's exactly what Right at Home's RightTransitions program offers.
The Hospital to Home pilot program that Right at Home has been involved with in Winston-Salem, N.C., resultedin a 53 percent reduction in hospital readmissions during the first year of the study.
Elizabeth’s situation is a prime example of what happens when patients are discharged from the hospital but aren’t yet back to full health.
We wanted to let all of our readers know about the rollout of the Right at Home care transitions initiative, RightTransitionsSM. The program was developed by a task force comprised of the Right at Home corporate team and a group of Right at Home franchisees. The program offers best pract...
In its first year, the Hospital to Home Program reported a 53 percent reduction in hospital readmissions within the first 30 days. The first of its kind in North Carolina, the Hospital to Home program has been successfully addressing the complex needs of discharged patients to ensure a strong, home-based recovery.
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