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ITCC featured in Generations, the Journal of the American Society on Aging

ITCC’s Robyn Golden and Gayle Shier of Rush Health and Aging were invited to guest edit “Care Transitions in an Aging America“, the winter 2012-13 issue of Generations, the Journal of the American Society on Aging.

ITCC members Susan Altfeld, Kristen Pavle, Walter Rosenberg, and Ilana Shure authored the issue’s article  Integrating Care Across Settings: The Illinois Transitional Care Consortium’s Bridge Model, emphasizing ITCC’s history and approach to developing the Bridge Model:

Many care transition models place significant emphasis on the medical approach to transitional care, whereas a growing body of research suggests that psychosocial, environmental, and community factors greatly impact older adult care transitions.

 

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