BridgeCare Program Benefits

  • Daily in-person clinical support for patients admitted on the weekend
  • Improved patient and family satisfaction
  • Reduction in ER visits and re-admits
  • Enhanced partnership with hospitals and facilities to ensure weekend hospice admits have additional support and do not readmit to the facility over the weekend

Example BridgeCare Program Weekend Admission

  • Friday: Patient admits to hospice
  • Saturday: St. Croix Hospice RN visit in first 24 hours
  • Sunday: Routine St. Croix Hospice RN visit
  • Monday: Patient’s St. Croix Hospice RN Case Manager initial visit