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Constructing Care Transitions to Reduce Hospital Admissions, a 45-minute webinar on 8/26/09, Archive Version
Constructing Care Transitions to Reduce Hospital Admissions, a 45-minute webinar on 8/26/09, Archive Version
Constructing Care Transitions to Reduce Hospital Admissions, a 45-minute webinar on 8/26/09, Archive Version
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Constructing Care Transitions to Reduce Hospital Admissions held on 8/26/09. Recording Available, part of the Medical Home Open House Series, a series of webinars touring the critical components of the medical home. Click here for more information on the series.

Already on CMS' agenda this year, a focus on transitions in care can significantly affect health outcomes, ER utilization, cost to patients, providers and insurers and burdens on caregivers and family members.

The Transitions of Care is a critical component of Geisinger Health Systems successful medical home program and a huge opportunity to improve care delivery and outcomes.

In this webinar, Janet Tomcavage and Doreen Salek shared the essentials behind the transition teams for a medical home pilot at Geisinger that reduced hospital admissions by 20 percent and overall healthcare costs by 7 percent while improving patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes.

Janet Tomcavage

Doreen Salek

Presenters: Janet Tomcavage, Vice President of Health Services, Geisinger Health Plan and Doreen Salek, Director, Business Operations of Health Services, Geisinger Health Plan.

Listen to Doreen Salek's pre-session comments: A "clean and clear handoff" of a patient from one care site to another should include a focus on this key area.

Available on the HIN web site for an on-demand re-broadcast or as a CD-ROM or training DVD.

The training DVD includes reproducible slides and completion certificates to document training. Reproducible Slides

You can listen to this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings no travel time or hassle; no hotel expenses. Its so convenient! Invite your staff members to gather around a conference table to listen to the CD, training DVD or the On Demand version.

Certificate of Completion

Publication Date: August 5, 2009
Number of Pages: 45 minute Webinar on CD, DVD or On-Demand
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