Grant Name:

San Francisco General Hospital Support from Hospital to Home for the Elderly (SHHE)

  • Date Awarded:
    Sep 2008
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    46 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Patient Care

For the development, implementation and evaluation of a new transitional care program at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), with the goal of improving outcomes for 65 year old patients through a better designed transition from hospital to home. By providing better coordinated and higher quality of care during and following hospitalization, the project is anticipated to result in lower rates of hospital readmission for elderly patients discharged from SFGH. The impact of the transitional care program supported by this grant will be documented through an evaluation and cost-benefit analysis which will be disseminated through publication and/or presentation at a national meeting.

Related Grants

San Francisco General Hospital (6)

date grant program term amount
Sep 2009 Magnet Readiness Program Patient Care 40 months $90,000
Sep 2008 San Francisco General Hospital Support from Hospital to Home for the Elderly (SHHE) Patient Care 46 months $4,035,764
Aug 2008 "Bay Area Journey to Nursing Excellence" Grant Program Patient Care 12 months $40,000
Oct 2007 Electronic Medication Administration Record and Mobile Data Center. Patient Care 12 months $2,262,000
Jun 2005 Bay Area Patient Safety Collaborative Patient Care 24 months $75,000
Sep 2004 Gordon and Betty Moore RN Internship Program Patient Care 36 months $2,341,450

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