Coordination Coordination of Care and Care Transitions

Read how other organizations have made impacts in coordination of care and care transitions through participation in the EXTRA program.

 

 


New and improved standard for care in Nova Scotia reduces wait times and sees increase in patient satisfaction

New and improved standard for care in Nova Scotia Sam Campbell, Director of Quality Improvements, Emergency Medicine at Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, set out to improve the transition of patients from primary to secondary care by investigating instances when patients with DVT are referred to emergency departments.  Read more

 

 


Keeping the frail and elderly out of emergency rooms

Keeping the frail and elderly out of emergency roomsIn a literature review, EXTRA Fellow Gaylene Molnar, Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Education for SHR, confirmed service gaps and challenges specific to older patients transferring from hospital to home. Read more


 

 


Optimizing the safe transition from pediatric intensive care to ward

Optimizing the safe transition from pediatric intensive care to ward

The transition of a patient from the pediatric intensive care unit to the ward is a complex process involving multidisciplinary care teams, administrative support, and the transfer of information, technology, and responsibility for patient care.  Read more