Developing Quality Measures and Communication Strategies for Rural Patient Transfers, Policy Brief.

Publication Date: March 1st, 2011
Publication Type(s): Policy Brief
Author(s): Prasad, S., Klingner, J., Moscovice, I.

This project looks at one important component of care coordination: transition from inpatient care back to the community. The purpose of the project was to identify potential problem areas in such transitions and to identify relevant quality measures.

This study expands earlier work on developing quality measures for rural patients whose care is transferred from emergency departments.

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