Expansion of an Oncology Care Coordination Nurse Model to Reduce Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Utilization
Presenters describe the outcome of an intervention that utilizes a team-based huddle guideline as a means for interdisciplinary communication to assess patients at risk for hospitalizations and emergency department utilization based upon medical, functional, social, cognitive and behavioral factors.
For background on expansion of oncology care coordination models to reduce hospitalization and emergency department utilization, please see the following two articles:
- Best Practices for Reducing Unplanned Acute Care for Patients With Cancer
- Innovative Oncology Care Models Improve End-Of-Life Quality, Reduce Utilization And Spending
Michelle Brusio, BSN, RN, CCM
Georgina "Gigi" Rodgers, RN, BSN, OCN, NE-B
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