26 Dec '13, 2pm

Calling all Veterans… literally.

Calling all Veterans… literally.

Transitional Care nurses like Laury Jensen establish a close relationship with patients while they’re still in the hospital and then call them every week once they’re discharged to make sure they’re OK. by Tom Cramer, Staff Writer Thursday, December 26, 2013 After you’re discharged from the hospital, wouldn’t it be nice if your favorite nurse called you every week to see how you were doing? The Department of Veterans Affairs thinks that’s a pretty good idea, too. In fact, the ‘weekly call’ program is already common practice at the William S. Middleton VA Hospital in Madison, Wis., and is set to expand to VA hospitals in Tomah and Iron Mountain , Mich., in the spring of 2014. Take Your Medicine “Studies have shown that within a few days after discharge, many patients are already taking their medications incorrectly,” said Dr. Amy Kind, a geriatrics researcher at the Madison...

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