Care Transitions

The New England QIN-QIO connects healthcare partners (e.g., hospitals, physician groups, nursing homes, home care agencies, community-based organizations) and stakeholders to enhance transitions of care for the patients they share.

Working together with the community coalitions, we aim to: improve transitions of care for all patients, reduce unplanned hospital admissions and readmissions, decrease the prevalence of adverse drug events and help combat antibiotic resistant bacteria through outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship.

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Sharp Reduction in Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Long-term Care Facility Residents

For long-term care facility residents, avoidable hospitalizations can be dangerous, disruptive, and disorienting. Keeping our most vulnerable citizens healthy when they are residents of long-term care facilities and reducing potentially avoidable hospital stays has been a point of emphasis for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Learn more on The CMS Blog

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