Transitions of Care

  • James S. Powers


Value-based purchasing requires healthcare systems to strategize by considering all elements of the continuum of care. Covered beneficiaries enrolled in the health system must be efficiently managed at each level of care and appropriate communication, acknowledgment, and respect for each component along the healthcare continuum are essential for optimum patient experience of care, quality performance, and value.


Healthcare continuum Patient experience of care 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James S. Powers
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  1. 1.Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical CenterNashvilleUSA

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