The health care experience is taxing and confusing for patients and their families. The complexity often leads to disengagement and poor adherence to the plan of care. The Bridge Model is designed to integrate into any health care system in order to address these issues.
Bridge uses social workers to provide transitional care services, and leverages psychotherapy techniques to increase patient activation and follow-through. This approach of addressing both medical and social issues leads to many positive outcomes, including significantly lower readmission rates and decreased stress for patients and family caregivers.
Interested in learning more about the Bridge Model? Join one of these upcoming free informational webinars hosted by some of our partners and featuring various members of the Bridge Model National Office! Tuesday, June 30, 12pm ET: “The Bridge Model”, hosted by Post-Acute Care Center for Research (PACCR). For more details and to register, click here. Thursday, […]
With research indicating the prevalence of medication discrepancies upon hospital discharge and that the majority of family caregivers perform the skilled function of medication management, supporting patients and their families during a transition is an important component of transitional care interventions. But, what’s the best approach to do this? There are many approaches to addressing medication errors, and […]