Implementation of a Web-based system to improve the transitional care of older adults

Zeke Zamora, Brenda McCall, Laura Patel, Kevin Biese, Michael LaMantia, Tim Platts-Mills, Nelson Naus, Hans P. Jerkewitz, Charles B. Cairns, Jan Busby-Whitehead, John S. Kizer

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Abstract

We constructed a bidirectional Web-based system to transmit critical patient information in real time between referring nursing homes and a university hospital emergency department (ED) to facilitate the care of patients referred to our ED. Our model was inexpensive, improved measures of information transfer, and increased provider satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-189
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Nursing Care Quality
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2012

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Keywords

  • electronic medical records
  • quality improvement
  • transitional care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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Zamora, Z., McCall, B., Patel, L., Biese, K., LaMantia, M., Platts-Mills, T., Naus, N., Jerkewitz, H. P., Cairns, C. B., Busby-Whitehead, J., & Kizer, J. S. (2012). Implementation of a Web-based system to improve the transitional care of older adults. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 27(2), 182-189. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCQ.0b013e318237af71