transition of care

How to transition adolescents with diabetes from pediatric to adult careWith planning, transitioning teenagers from pediatric care to adult care for their diabetes doesn’t have to be stressful for either patient or provider.
Making care transitions work as an outpatient-only physicianFewer physicians are juggling outpatient and inpatient duties, yet the care coordination and transition processes are under greater scrutiny than ever. Here’s how to make them work.
Walgreens opens pharmacy inside N.J. hospitalWalgreens recently opened a retail pharmacy inside Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, N.J.
Transition planning: Teaching sexual self-managementTransition programs prepare adolescent patients for their transfer from pediatric to adult healthcare. Primary care physicians must incorporate sexual health self-management into transition planning for adolescents and young adults, but most especially for those with chronic illness or developmental disabilities.
Transition of care calls for primary care quarterbackWhile coordination between providers is critical to quality outcomes, the question remains if incentives for practices are realistic