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Atenstaedt, R., Humphreys, S., Jones, H. & Newman, J. 2014, "Choose Well: Reducing ‘inappropriate’ emergency department attendances", British Journal of Healthcare Management, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 392-395
Clarey, A., Allen, M., Brace-McDonnell, S. & Cooke, M.W. 2014, "Ambulance handovers: can a dedicated ED nurse solve the delay in ambulance turnaround times?", Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 419 Full Text
Drymalski, W., Matthew 2014, "Reductions in hospitalisations following admission to a day hospital treatment programme", British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 18.
Hudson, M., Mueller, M., Hester, H., Magwood, S., Newman, D. & Laken, A. 2014, "At-risk characteristics for hospital admissions and ED visits", Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 183.
Jones, J. & Carroll, A. 2014, "Hospital admission avoidance through the introduction of a virtual ward", British journal of community nursing, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 330 Full Text
Nazarko, L. 2014, "Avoiding admission and facilitating early discharge through OPAT", British Journal of Nursing, vol. 23, no. 14 Full Text
Centre for Health Economics 2014, "Testing the Bed-Blocking Hypothesis: Does Higher Supply of Nursing and Care Homes Reduce Delayed Hospital Discharges?", vol. CHE Research Paper 102 Full Text
Mckinney, M. 2014, "Out by noon- a winning strategy to reduce crowding, shorten stays", Modern healthcare, vol. 44, no. 15, pp. 29-30 Full Text
Gibbons, D.C., Soljak, M.A., Millett, C., Valabhji, J. & Majeed, A. 2014, "Use of hospital admissions data to quantify the burden of emergency admissions in people with diabetes mellitus", Diabetic Medicine, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 971. Full Text
Santos, A.,Peralta, Freitas, P. & Martins, H.,Gil 2014, "Manchester triage system version II and resource utilisation in the emergency department", Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 148 Full Text
"Discharge planning takes spotlight as VBP focuses on efficiency", 2014, Hospital Case Management, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 89-92.
"Quality & safety: integrated guidance: a guide to discharge and transfer from hospital", 2014,World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 25.
Allen, D. 2014, "Discharge planning 'is everyone's business'", Frontline (20454910), vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 8-8 Full Text
Axon, R.N., Penney, F.T., Kyle, T.R., Zapka, J., Marsden, J., Zhao, Y., Mauldin, P.D. & Moran, W.P. 2014, "A hospital discharge summary quality improvement program featuring individual and team-based feedback and academic detailing", American Journal of the Medical Sciences, vol. 347, no. 6, pp. 472-7.
Bahr, J., Solverson, S., Schlidt, A., Hack, D., Smith, J.,Lynn & Ryan, P. 2014, "Integrated Literature Review of Postdischarge Telephone Calls", Western journal of nursing research, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 84.
Balentine, C.J., Naik, A.D., Robinson, C.N., Petersen, N.J., Chen, G.J., Berger, D.H. & Anaya, D.A. 2014, "Association of high-volume hospitals with greater likelihood of discharge to home following colorectal surgery", JAMA Surgery, vol. 149, no. 3, pp. 244-51.
Bowles, H., Hanlon, A., Holland, D., Potashnik, L. & Topaz, M. 2014, "Impact of Discharge Planning Decision Support on Time to Readmission Among Older Adult Medical Patients", Professional Case Management, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 29-39.
Breslin, S.,Ellen, Hamilton, K.,Marie & Paynter, J. 2014, "Deployment of Lean Six Sigma in Care Coordination", Professional Case Management, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 77-86.
Card, S., Elizabeth, Ward, A., Chipperfield, D. & Sheppard, M., Suzanne 2014, "Postgraduate internal medicine residents' roles at patient discharge - do their perceived roles and perceptions by other health care providers correlate?", Journal of Interprofessional Care, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 76.
Chouliara, N., Fisher, J., Kerr, M. & Walker, F. 2014, "Implementing evidence-based stroke Early Supported Discharge services: a qualitative study of challenges, facilitators and impact", Clinical rehabilitation, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 370-378 Full Text
Gignon, M., Ammirati, C., Mercier, R. & Detave, M. 2014, "Compliance with Emergency Department Discharge Instructions", Journal of Emergency Nursing, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 51 Full Text
Hohmann, C., Neumann-Haefelin, T., Klotz, J.M., Freidank, A. & Radziwill, R. 2014, "Providing systematic detailed information on medication upon hospital discharge as an important step towards improved transitional care", Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 286-292.
Lin, F., Chaboyer, W. & Wallis, M. 2014, "Understanding the distributed cognitive processes of intensive care patient discharge", Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 673.
Peacock, J. 2014, "Discharge Summary for Medically Complex Infants Transitioning to Primary Care", Neonatal Network, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 204.
Triggle, N. 2014, "Squeeze on social care blamed for delay in discharges from hospital", Nursing Older People, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 9 Full Text
Wong, A., Kozan, E., Sinnott, M., Spencer, L. & Eley, R. 2014, "Tracking the patient journey by combining multiple hospital database systems", Australian Health Review, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 332-337 Full Text
Chapin, R., Kennedy, Chandran, D., Sergeant, F. & Koenig, L. 2014, "Hospital to Community Transitions for Adults: Discharge Planners and Community Service Providers Perspectives", Social work in health care, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 311-330.
Hewner, S. 2014, "A Population-Based Care Transition Model For Chronically III Elders", Nursing Economics, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 109 Full Text
Holland, E., Conlon, P., Rohlik, M., Gillard, L., Tomlinson, L., Raadt, M., Finseth, R. & Rhudy, M. 2014, "Developing and testing a discharge planning decision support tool for hospitalized pediatric patients", Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 149.
Hurley, S.,Lysaght, Strumpf, N., Barg, K. & Ersek, M. 2014, "Not Quite Seamless: Transitions between Home and Inpatient Hospice", Journal of palliative medicine, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 428.
Ingram, S. & Khan, B. 2014, "Discharge planning in a cardiology out-patient clinic: a clinical audit", International J Health Care QA, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 573-580
Jette, D., U., Stilphen, M., Ranganathan, V., K., Passek, S., D., Frost, F., S. & Jette, A., M. 2014, "AM-PAC "6-Clicks" Functional Assessment Scores Predict Acute Care Hospital Discharge Destination", Physical Therapy, vol. 94, no. 9, pp. 1252-1261 Full Text
Jiwa, M., Meng, X., O'Shea, C., Magin, P., Dadich, A. & Pillai, V. 2014, "A randomised trial deploying a simulation to investigate the impact of hospital discharge letters on patient care in general practice", BMJ Open, vol. 4, no. 7 Full Text
Kimmel, A., Holland, E., Simpson, M., Edwards, R. & Gabbe, J. 2014, "Validating a Simple Discharge Planning Tool Following Hospital Admission for an Isolated Lower Limb Fracture", Physical Therapy, vol. 94, no. 7, pp. 1005-1014 Full Text
Waring, J., Marshall, F. & Bishop, S.e.a. 2014, "An ethnographic study of knowledge sharing across the boundaries between care processes, services and organisations: the contributions to ‘safe’ hospital discharge", Health Services And Delivery Research, vol. 2, no. 29 Full Text
White, M., Statile, M., White, L., Elkeeb, D., Tucker, K., Herzog, D., Warrick, D., Warrick, M., Hausfeld, J., Schondelmeyer, A., Schoettker, J., Kiessling, P., Farrell, M., Kotagal, U. & Ryckman, C. 2014, "Using quality improvement to optimise paediatric discharge efficiency", BMJ Quality and Safety, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 428 Full Text
Education and Practice
Abraham, J., Kannampallil, G., Almoosa, F., Patel, B. & Patel, L. 2014, "Comparative evaluation of the content and structure of communication using two handoff tools: implications for patient safety", Journal of critical care, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 311 Full Text
Darcy, A., Marie, Murphy, A. & DeSanto-Madeya, S. 2014, "Evaluation of discharge telephone calls following total joint replacement surgery", Orthopaedic Nursing, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 188.
Edwards, M., Purpura, J. & Kochvar, G. 2014, "Quality improvement intervention reduces episodes of long-term acute care hospital central line-associated infections", American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 735 Full Text
Evatt, M., Ren, D., Tuite, P., Reynolds, C. & Hravnak, M. 2014, "Development and Implementation Of an Educational Support Process For Electronic Nursing Admission Assessment Documentation", MedSurg Nursing, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 89 Full Text
Goodson, S., DeGuzman, B., Honeycutt, A., Summy, C. & Manly, F. 2014, "Total joint replacement discharge brunch: meeting patient education needs and a hospital initiative of discharge by noon", Orthopaedic Nursing, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 159.
Reinke, C.E., Kelz, R.R., Baillie, C.A., Norris, A., Schmidt, S., Wingate, N. & Myers, J.S. 2014, "Timeliness and quality of surgical discharge summaries after the implementation of an electronic format", American Journal of Surgery, vol. 207, no. 1, pp. 7-16 Full Text
Estimating Dates for Discharge
Forbes, I.I.I., Hollingsworth, Osborne, K., Crickmore, Hartsell, K., Craig & Wall, B. 2014, "Diving into data: Quantifying efficiency by improving patient flow", Nursing Management (USA), vol. 45, no. 7, pp. 18.
Hyder, J.A., Wakeam, E., Habermann, E.B., Hess, E.P., Cima, R.R. & Nguyen, L.L. 2014, "Derivation and validation of a simple calculator to predict home discharge after surgery", Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol. 218, no. 2, pp. 226-36 Full Text
Stineman, M.G., Kwong, P.L., Bates, B.E., Kurichi, J.E., Ripley, D.C. & Xie, D. 2014, "Development and validation of a discharge planning index for achieving home discharge after hospitalization for acute stroke among those who received rehabilitation services", American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, vol. 93, no. 3, pp. 217-30.
Szubski, R., Tellez, A., Klika, K., Meng, X., Kattan, W., Guzman, A. & Barsoum, K. 2014, "Predicting Discharge To A Long-Term Acute Care Hospital After Admission To An Intensive Care Unit", American Journal of Critical Care, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. e46-NaN Full Text
Multidisciplinary Team Discharges
"Study: Community factors key to hospital readmissions variance", 2014, AHA News, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 8-8 Full Text
anonymous 2014, "Pharmacists see patients through discharge", Hospital Case Management, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 16-7.
Hanan, T., Mullen, L., Laffoy, M., O'Toole, E., Richmond, J. & Wynne, M. 2014, "Delivering care to oncology patients in the community: an innovative integrated approach", British journal of community nursing, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 382 Full Text
Hilderman, G.E. & Harris, R. 2014, "Early Intervention Post-Hospital Discharge for Infants Born Preterm", Physical Therapy, vol. 94, no. 9, pp. 1211-1220 Full Text
Marriott, B. 2014, "Collaborative working keeps people out of hospital", Independent Nurse, pp. 33.
Nyatanga, B. 2014, "Extending virtual wards to palliative care delivered in the community", British journal of community nursing, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 328 Full Text
Peukert, T., McDonnell, G. & Craig, J. 2014, "Can A Rapid Access Neurology Clinic Reduce A&E Admissions?", Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, vol. 85, no. 10, pp. e4-e4. Full Text
Reidt, L., Larson, A., Hadsall, S., Uden, L., Blade, M.,Ann & Branstad, R. 2014, "Integrating a Pharmacist Into a Home Healthcare Agency Care Model", Home healthcare nurse, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 146.
Seow, H., Brazil, K., Sussman, J., Pereira, J., Marshall, D., Austin, C., Husain, A., Rangrej, J. & Barbera, L. 2014, "Impact of community based, specialist palliative care teams on hospitalisations and emergency department visits late in life and hospital deaths: a pooled analysis", BMJ (Clinical Research Edition), vol. 348, no. 7962 Full Text
Townsend-Gervis, M., Cornell, P. & Vardaman, M. 2014, "Interdisciplinary Rounds and Structured Communication Reduce Re-Admissions and Improve Some Patient Outcomes", Western journal of nursing research, vol. 36, no. 7, pp. 917.
Verhaegh, J., MacNeil-Vroomen, L., Eslami, S., Geerlings, E., de, E., Sophia & Buurman, M. 2014, "CHRONIC CARE. Transitional Care Interventions Prevent Hospital Readmissions For Adults With Chronic Illnesses", Health affairs, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 1531-1541.
Voyatzis, G., Roberts, H.W., Keenan, J. & Rajan, M.S. 2014, "Cambridgeshire cataract shared care model: community optometrist-delivered postoperative discharge scheme", British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 98, no. 6, pp. 760-4 Full Text
Nurse Led Discharge
Baldwin, M., Black, D. & Hammond, S. 2014, "Developing a Rural Transitional Care Community Case Management Program Using Clinical Nurse Specialists", Clinical Nurse Specialist, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 147.
Bowen, A., Kumar, R., Howard, J. & Camilleri, E. 2014, "Nurse led discharge: improving efficiency, safely", Clinical Governance, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 110.
Joo, J.Y. & Huber, D.L. 2014, "An integrative review of nurse-led community-based case management effectiveness", International nursing review, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 14.
O'Connor, M., Hanlon, A. & Bowles, H. 2014, "Impact of frontloading of skilled nursing visits on the incidence of 30-day hospital readmission", Geriatric nursing, vol. 35, no. 2.
Popejoy, L., Galambos, C. & Vogelsmeier, A. 2014, "Hospital to Nursing Home Transition Challenges: Perceptions of Nursing Home Staff", Journal of nursing care quality, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 103.
Scala, E. & Costa, L. 2014, "Using Appreciative Inquiry During Care Transitions: An Exploratory Study", Journal of nursing care quality, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44.
Patient Centred Discharge
Bench, D., Heelas, K., White, C. & Griffiths, P. 2014, "Providing critical care patients with a personalised discharge summary: A questionnaire survey and retrospective analysis exploring feasibility and effectiveness", Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 69 Full Text
Dejong, G. 2014, "Are we asking the right question about postacute settings of care?", Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 218-21 Full Text
Gruman, J. 2014, "Preparing Patients to Care for Themselves", American Journal of Nursing, vol. 114, no. 7, pp. 11.
Keogh, B. 2014, "Service users' disclosure practices following discharge from hospital", Mental Health Practice, vol. 17, no. 7, pp. 14 Full Text
Madders, S.,Sheryl & George, C.,Amanda 2014, ""I couldn't have done it on my own." Perspectives of patients preparing for discharge from a UK high secure hospital", Mental Health Review Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 27.
McMullin, C. 2014, "Transitions to Home/Decreasing Preventable Admissions", Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. B25-NaN Full Text
Wrobleski, M.,Salentiny, Joswiak, M.,Ellen, Dunn, F., Maxson, M. & Holland, E. 2014, "Discharge Planning Rounds to the Bedside: A Patient- and Family- Centered Approach", MedSurg Nursing,vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 111 Full Text
"Improving Care Transitions to Reduce Readmissions", 2014, hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 1-5 Full Text
Abrams, M. 2014, "NQF study on readmissions isn’t about quality improvement", Modern healthcare, vol. 44, no. 31, pp. 26-26 Full Text
Brown, Julia. 2014, "Reducing Readmissions: Top Strategy For Reducing Costs", Managed Healthcare Executive, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 12-13 Full Text
Chalmers, J.D. & Black, E. 2014, "Critical care transition and prevention of ICU readmissions: a bridge over troubled waters", Critical Care Medicine, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 216-7 Full Text
Conn, J. 2014, "Predictive analytics tools help hospitals reduce preventable readmissions", Modern healthcare, vol. 44, no. 31, pp. 16-18 Full Text
Grossman, J., Gourevitch, R. & Cross, D. 2014, "Hospital Experiences Using Electronic Health Records to Support Medication Reconciliation.", NIHCR Research Brief No. 17, Full Text
Gurwitz, H., Field, S., Ogarek, J., Tjia, J., Cutrona, L., Harrold, R., Gagne, J., Preusse, P., Donovan, L., Kanaan, O., Reed, G. & Garber, L. 2014, "An Electronic Health Record-Based Intervention to Increase Follow-Up Office Visits and Decrease Rehospitalization in Older Adults", Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 865 Full Text
Lavenberg, J.G., Leas, B., Umscheid, C.A., Williams, K., Goldmann, D.R. & Kripalani, S. 2014, "Assessing preventability in the quest to reduce hospital readmissions", Journal of Hospital Medicine, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 598-603.
Nakamura, M.M., Toomey, S.L., Zaslavsky, A.M., Berry, J.G., Lorch, S.A., Jha, A.K., Bryant, M.C., Geanacopoulos, A.T., Loren, S.S., Pain, D. & Schuster, M.A. 2014, "Measuring pediatric hospital readmission rates to drive quality improvement", Academic Pediatrics, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. S39-S46 Full Text
Niven, D.J., Bastos, J.F. & Stelfox, H.T. 2014, "Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from an ICU: a systematic review and meta-analysis", Critical Care Medicine, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 179-87 Full Text
Pavon, M., Zhao, Y., McConnell, E. & Hastings, S., Nicole 2014, "Identifying Risk of Readmission in Hospitalized Elderly Adults Through Inpatient Medication Exposure", Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 1116 Full Text
Poston, M., Dumas, P. & Edlund, J. 2014, "Outcomes of a Quality Improvement Project Implementing Stroke Discharge Advocacy to Reduce 30-Day Readmission Rates", Journal of nursing care quality, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 237-245.
Saccomano, J. 2014, "Taking steps in the hospital to prevent diabetes-related readmissions", American Nurse Today, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1-7.
Schell, W. 2014, "A Review: Discharge Navigation and Its Effect on Heart Failure Readmissions", Professional Case Management, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 224-235.
Simpson, M. 2014, "A Quality Improvement Plan to Reduce 30-Day Readmissions of Heart Failure Patients", Journal of nursing care quality, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 280.
Simple & Complex Discharges
Block, L., Morgan-Gouveia, M., Levine, B. & Cayea, D. 2014, "We Could Have Done a Better Job: A Qualitative Study of Medical Student Reflections on Safe Hospital Discharge", Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 1147-1155 Full Text
Challis, D., Hughes, J., Xie, C. & Jolley, D. 2014, "An examination of factors influencing delayed discharge of older people from hospital", International journal of geriatric psychiatry, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 160.
Harvey, P., Storer, M., Berlowitz, D.,John, Jackson, B., Hutchinson, A. & Lim, W.,Kwang 2014, "Feasibility and impact of a post-discharge geriatric evaluation and management service for patients from residential care: the Residential Care Intervention Program in the Elderly (RECIPE)", BMC Geriatrics, vol. 14, no. 48, pp. 9 Full Text
Noyes, J., Brenner, M., Fox, P. & Guerin, A. 2014, "Reconceptualizing children's complex discharge with health systems theory: novel integrative review with embedded expert consultation and theory development", Journal of advanced nursing, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 975 Full Text
Poole, M., Bond, J., Emmett, C., Greener, H., Louw, J., Robinson, L. & Hughes, C. 2014, "Going home? An ethnographic study of assessment of capacity and best interests in people with dementia being discharged from hospital", BMC Geriatrics, vol. 14, no. 56, pp. 15 Full Text
Purvis, T., Ritchie, E., Kilkenny, M., Hill, K., Lalor, E. & Cadilhac, D. 2014, "Discharge planning and support for survivors and carers in acute stroke", International Journal of Stroke, vol. 9. [Conference Abstract]
Sewell, B., Rees, E., Thomas, I., Ch'ng, C.L., Isaac, M. & Berry, N. 2014, "Cost and Impact on Patient Length of Stay of Rapid Molecular Testing for Clostridium difficile", Infectious diseases and therapy.