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Hospital Discharge Transitional Care Model Shows Promise For Adults With Serious Mental Illness

News | December 10, 2014

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A transitional care model used by hospitals to improve post-discharge outcomes for older adults with physical health conditions had promising results when tested with adults with serious mental illness (SMI) discharged from a general hospital psychiatric unit.  The care model services for medical discharges – comprehensive assessment and planning prior to discharge followed by in-home follow-up…

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