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Time to Transition to Better Transitions of Care

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Some $25 billion to $45 billion per year is lost on poor transitions of care, meaning a failure of the healthcare system to properly transfer a client from the care of one clinician in a certain setting to the care of another clinician in another setting. There are many reasons for this, but it most often happens due to lack of information sharing.

In the behavioral health community, where as many as 68 percent of adults with mental health conditions also have medical conditions, there is tremendous opportunity for cost savings – and more importantly, better client outcomes – if transitions of care are improved.

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