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Mary Naylor Submits Commentary to IOM on Research to Improve Care Coordination and Quality

Posted on 11/19/2013 by NTOCC ® in Public Policy Updates

As a contributor to the Learning Health System Commentary Series of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care, Mary Naylor submitted commentary to IOM outlining the care coordination and quality improvement work that is being done through the Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI), an initiative to improve patient care by examining the role nurses play in improving care quality. As co-chair of the INQRI, Naylor highlighted several studies that examined nursing practices and tested interventions that can improve patient care and safety, including “an analysis of the factors that influence the quality of preparation of patients and family caregivers for the transition from hospitals to home and the impact of enhanced preparation on patients’ perceived readiness and rates of re-hospitalization.”

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DC Summit Speakers Added

Posted on 11/11/2013 by NTOCC ®

The National Summit will host a well-known cast of health care professionals who work to improve transitions of care through the development and use of new models, software and other initiatives. The following speakers and panelists are now confirmed:

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