University of Colorado-Denver’s Eric Coleman on the Need for Better Care Transitions

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In a conversation for California Healthline, Eric Coleman, director of the Care Transitions Program at the University of Colorado-Denver, said that health care quality and safety issues often arise when a patient moves from one care setting to another.

Coleman said that the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Project BOOST — which stands for Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions — is developing tool kits and other resources to help hospitals and health care providers improve care transitions (California Healthline, 8/27).

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