0
views
0
recommends
+1 Recommend
0 collections
    0
    shares
      • Record: found
      • Abstract: found
      • Article: not found

      Effect of a postdischarge virtual ward on readmission or death for high-risk patients: a randomized clinical trial.

      Read this article at

      ScienceOpenPublisherPubMed
      Bookmark
          There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience.

          Abstract

          Hospital readmissions are common and costly, and no single intervention or bundle of interventions has reliably reduced readmissions. Virtual wards, which use elements of hospital care in the community, have the potential to reduce readmissions, but have not yet been rigorously evaluated.

          Related collections

          Author and article information

          Journal
          JAMA
          JAMA
          1538-3598
          0098-7484
          Oct 1 2014
          : 312
          : 13
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto3Department of Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto4Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Mich.
          [2 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada6Department of Medicine, Women's College Hospital, Toronto.
          [3 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada7Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, Ontario.
          [4 ] Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael's Hospital, Toronto8Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto.
          [5 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada9Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto10Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Toronto, Toronto.
          [6 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada9Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto.
          [7 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada11Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto.
          [8 ] Taddle Creek Family Health Team, Toronto.
          [9 ] Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael's Hospital, Toronto.
          [10 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada5Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, 13Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
          [11 ] Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto5Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, 14Women's College Research Institute, Women's College Hospital, Toronto.
          [12 ] NHS England, London, England.
          [13 ] Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre, Toronto.
          [14 ] Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto.
          [15 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada5Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, 6Department of Medicine, Women's College Hospital, Toronto.
          [16 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto5Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, 6Department of Medicine, Women's College Hos.
          [17 ] Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto4Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael's Hospital, Toronto5Institute for Clinical Evaluati.
          Article
          1910109
          10.1001/jama.2014.11492
          25268437
          e65bd4fc-dd66-4352-a07c-68810a1ce7fb

          Comments

          Comment on this article