Year: 2014 Source: Psychiatric Services.(2014)doi: 10.1176/ SIEC No: 20140227

Transitions of care are critical for individuals at risk of suicide. This study determined the return on investment (ROI) for providing postdischarge follow-up calls to patients at risk of suicide who are discharged from a hospital or an emergency department. The study supports the business case for payers, particularly Medicaid, to invest in postdischarge follow-up calls.

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