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Desai AD, Simon TD, Leyenaar JK
Utilizing family-centered process and outcome measures to assess hospital-to-home transition quality.
This commentary describes the success of using 8 new caregiver-reported measures to assess the quality of hospital- and emergency department (ED)-to-home transitions in pediatric patients. This measures were originally created by the national Pediatric Quality Measures Program mandated by the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA). An original article describing these measures was published 2016 and there have been several follow-up studies. These measures are undergoing further testing.
AHRQ-funded; HS024133; HS024299; HS020506.
Citation: Desai AD, Simon TD, Leyenaar JK . Utilizing family-centered process and outcome measures to assess hospital-to-home transition quality. Acad Pediatr 2018 Nov - Dec;18(8):843-46. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2018.07.013..
Keywords: Hospital Discharge, Patient-Centered Healthcare, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Transitions of Care, Quality of Care, Quality Measures, Quality Improvement, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Evidence-Based Practice