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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
Journal of Nursing Administration
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There has been a proliferation of initiatives to improve discharge processes and outcomes for the transition from hospital to home and community-based care. Operationalization of these processes has varied widely as hospitals have customized discharge care into innovative roles and functions. This article presents a model for conceptualizing the components of hospital discharge preparation to ensure attention to the full range of processes needed for a comprehensive strategy for hospital discharge.
Weiss, Marianne E.; Bobay, Kathleen; Bahr, Sarah J.; Costa, Linda L.; Hughes, Ronda G.; and Holland, Diane E., "A Model for Hospital Discharge Preparation: From Case Management to Care Transition" (2015). College of Nursing Faculty Research and Publications. 409.