Site Visit

Keeping Track of Care: Quality and Technology at LifeBridge Health System (Baltimore)
August 5, 2005

Authors

Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Summary

This one-day site visit focused on quality and technology in acute, post-acute and long-term care at Sinai Hospital and Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, both components of LifeBridge Health System in Baltimore. Participants traced the treatment paths of hypothetical cardiac and cancer patients through the hospital and explored the range of home- and community-based as well as institutional care available through the geriatric center. The role of clinical information technology was highlighted in both settings.

Related Materials

For details on participants' impressions, see the Site Visit Report, published October 17, 2005.

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