Members of Health & Medicine’s Center for Long-Term Care Reform
presented on the Bridge Model of transitional care and inequities in care transition at the America Society on Aging’s Aging in America Conference
on March 23-27 in Chicago. The Conference brought together leaders in aging from around the nation to learn and grow their skills and knowledge in order to bring better services and products to the aging population.
Program Coordinator Bonnie Ewald presented on Hospital-Community Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges in the Post-ACA World
at the event.
The ACA has opened the door for robust hospital-community collaboration and novel ways of integrating psychosocial elements into healthcare. Ewald’s presentation explored several contemporary care delivery and payment models that include social workers, post-acute providers and the aging network and summarized how the Bridge Model of transitional care has adapted to opportunities and challenges in the post-ACA environment.