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1Oct, 2018

Getting Ready For Discharge – Transition Of Care

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The period after being discharged from a hospital is a very vulnerable time for patients, as the responsibility for care is shifting from hospital providers, back to the individual or to outside caregivers. The patient is moving from a situation where they are monitored around the clock, and trained staff is handling all of their health and wellness needs, to one in which they may be completely on their own. This transition also often includes changes in prescriptions, new therapies, and potentially follow-up appointments. More than half of patients experience […]