Care transitions — when patients are transferred from one care provider or setting to another—are a fragile point on the health care continuum. A group of health care experts, including nurses, are working to improve care transitions and are getting national attention for their efforts.
In February, the Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation received a prestigious award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in part because of its Care Transitions Education Project (CTEP), which trains nurses to lead and improve care transitions. CTEP is funded by Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN), a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Northwest Health Foundation that supports local foundations to advance nursing in their communities.
Read the whole article at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website.