Transitional Care: Leveling Out The Bumps - Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Grossman
Event Coordinator
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NORWALK, CT – March 27, 2014 – Irving Levin Associates, Inc. will host an important webcast on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 1:00 PM ET to address transitional care. This webcast, part of the Senior Living Business Interactive Webcast Series, is sponsored by Regions Bank. Transitional care—the level of care between the acute-care hospital and the patient’s discharge destination—is under fire in some quarters. Poor communication and coordination between and among professionals, patients, and caregivers can lead to serious situations, waste resources, and frustrate everyone involved. Plus, some hospitals are treating elderly patients on an “observational” or “outpatient” basis in transitional care units (TCUs) rather than admitting them.

Lindsay Punzenberger, Vice President at Venn Strategies LLC will moderate the webcast, which will address topical issues such as: What are the concerns about TCU stays vs. full hospital admissions? How does that status affect Medicare’s skilled nursing facility benefit? What’s the readmission risk? What are the barriers to improved transitions? And what are the solutions?

Our hand-selected panel of experts will discuss all of these issues and more and answer any pressing questions that the audience chooses to submit. Our experts include: Kenneth Boockvar, Associate Director, James J Peters VA Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center; James Lett II, MD, Geriatrician/Long-Term Care Physician; Patrice Miller, Vice President, Clinical Resource Management, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Inc.; and Matthew Tanzer, Chief Commercial Officer, RightCare Solutions.

The Senior Living Business Interactive Webcast Series is produced by Irving Levin Associates, Inc. Founded in 1948, Irving Levin Associates, Inc. is the leading publisher of newsletters, reports and online data on mergers and acquisitions in the seniors housing and health-care industries. Irving Levin Associates invites you to take part in this don’t-miss webcast to learn more about transitional care from our expert panelists.

“Transitional Care: Leveling Out The Bumps,” part of the Senior Living Business Interactive Webcast Series and sponsored by Regions Bank, is expected to generate a stimulating discussion. If you’re interested in transitional care, then you won’t want to miss this webcast on Thursday, April 17, at 1:00 pm ET.

Please visit www.levinassociates.com/conferences/1403b-online-conference or call (800)248-1668 for more information.

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