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Hospital-based care-transition programs seen to boost outcomes
Modern Healthcare

When it comes to safely transitioning patients from one setting to another, not all interventions are created equal, according to a study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. For heart attack or stroke patients, hospital-based programs appeared to lead to somewhat better outcomes than did patient-education solutions or community-based support services, said the authors, who reviewed more than 40 studies conducted over the past 12 years.