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Effectiveness and cost of a transitional care program for heart failure: A prospective study with concurrent controls



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    Not applicable
  • Year Published
    2011
  • Quality Rating
    See the user-friendly summary
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Economic evaluation or costing study
  • Type of question
    Description
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    Where care is provided
    Continuity of care
    Outreach
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Skills and competencies development
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Stauffer BD, Fullerton C, Fleming N, Ogola G, Herrin J, Stafford PM, et al. Effectiveness and cost of a transitional care program for heart failure: A prospective study with concurrent controls. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2011;171(14):1238-1243.
  • DOI
    10.1001/archinternmed.2011.274

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