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Evidence-Based Interventions: Replicate or Adapt?

Where To For Hospice?

While hospice provides a good model of care for the cancer patients it was originally designed to serve, it does not deliver efficiently or comprehensively what the majority of us will need.

Hospitals and “Post-Hospital” Care

The core of health care now is the support of persons living with chronic conditions. Building a care system that can meet this new need requires more than tinkering with some bandages.

HeartLink Program Reduces Hospital Readmissions

Hospital readmissions in the HeartLink group versus regular care are lower. And when they do get readmitted … they aren’t as sick, and don’t stay in the hospital as long.

Will Hospital Cost-Shifting Blunt the Impact of Medicare Payment Reform?

The economics literature has not consistently found that cost shifting exists, and when it is discovered, the rate of shifting tends to be far lower than a dollar for dollar transfer.