Transitions Care

New Efforts to Close Hospitals’ Revolving Doors

Joshua Lott for The New York Times Sue Koner, a transition care manager for Sun Health, checks Ted Cohn’s blood pressure to try to prevent his readmission to a hospital for a heart condition. In the past, the only thing a patient was sure to get after a hospital stay was a bill. But as(…)

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How to Bypass the Revolving Door

Last week, I wrote about older people in nursing homes who are transferred to hospitals when their health takes a turn for the worse, even if they don’t want aggressive medical interventions. And you responded with dozens of stories about relatives who had had these experiences. In fact, researchers who have studied the revolving door(…)

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