Care Transitions and Post-Acute Care Utilization Among Older Adults With Chronic Disease in the Medicare Population

Start time
1:00 PM Pacific
End time
2:00 PM Pacific

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Older adults with chronic disease, multimorbidities and cognitive and physical impairment experience frequent care transitions. Transitional care settings include hospitals, skilled nursing, inpatient rehabilitation and home. Quality transitional care focuses on care coordination and continuity during care transitions. This presentation explores variation in care transitions and service utilization among older adults with chronic disease in post-acute and community settings.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Explain the variations in transition to post-acute care facilities and community following acute care 
  • Explain the utilization of services in post-acute care among older adults with chronic diseases 
  • Explain the care received following transition to community following acute or post-acute care hospitalization. 

Presenters:

Shilpa Krishnan, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University ; 
Monique Pappadis, PhD, Med, Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch
Timothy Reistetter, PhD, OTR, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, University of Texas Health San Antonio