continuum of care


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continuum of care

The range of services required by chronically ill, impaired, or elderly people. Services include, among others, preventive measures, acute medical treatments, rehabilitative and supportive care, and social services.
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The 2018 grant recipients for continuum of care navigation programs are:
Healthcare REITs have historically argued for portfolio diversification and exposure across the continuum of care, eschewing the specialization adopted by most other REITs in industrial, multifamily, office and retail.
"The financing will facilitate Carlyle's re-positioning of the property as the only rental community in the market offering a full continuum of care in a campus setting, and one of the premier senior communities in the region," said Cushman & Wakefield's Wagner.
Carol's House practices a holistic, client-centered approach by offering a range of services, supports and referrals along a continuum of care that best supports each client's goals and successes.
Developing information-powered clinical decision making requires the use of robust patient data sets acquired along the continuum of care that support proactive, preventive and comprehensive medical care, operates within an integrated data network, and positions a physician leader to merge complex data analytics with clinical care processes.
Nurses spend the most time with patients and understand the care processes across the continuum of care. Nurses are on the frontline of health care delivery and will play a valuable role in overhauling the health care system.
"Maori women want access to Maori midwives who can bring a cultural element and appreciation of whanau involvement across the continuum of care."
JPMC implemented the patient transfer form in December 2009 as a tool to assist with the continuum of care when transferring patients to a nursing home or assisted living facility.
"Blue Belt is HealthpointCapital's first acquisition to create the worldwide leader in providing a continuum of care for patients suffering from orthopedic diseases," said Mortimer Berkowitz III, president and managing director of HealthpointCapital.
At a global level, he concluded there are two fundamental strategies that appear to be keys to the success of future ACOs: bringing health to the populace and capitalizing on the possibilities inherent to active living principles in designing the physical setting of the continuum of care.
The need for better communication between the mental health authority, the community, and the local hospital was evident, and in 2005, a continuum of care model was created to allow GCC case managers to work in the field at "critical points" identified throughout the community.
In order to more easily determine the level of care needed at discharge, Scott and Petrosino (14) developed the Physical Therapy Continuum of Care, a decision-making framework (Fig.