Review: Nurses play key role in transitional care

06/1/2011 | Nurse.com

A review of existing transitional health programs found "a robust body of evidence" that they improve health outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions. The paper, which appears in Health Affairs, also said that nurses, often with advanced degrees, are key players in that success. "All nine interventions that showed any positive impact on readmissions relied on nurses as the clinical leader of manager care," wrote Mary Naylor, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

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