Forum Session

Lost in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities in Moving Patients Between Health Care Settings
October 7, 2004

Manager

Nora Super

Summary

This meeting explored the difficulties inherent in moving patients between health care settings (for example, from their home to a hospital, to a skilled nursing facility, and back home again). It also considered potential solutions for improving the quality of transitional care.

Speakers

Robert Berenson, MD, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute; Eric A. Coleman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Carol Raphael, President and Chief Executive Officer, Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Slides from the presentations by Dr. Berenson and Dr. Coleman are available for download.

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