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Table 1 Intervention components for all study arms

From: Improving continuity of patient care across sectors: study protocol of a quasi-experimental multi-centre study regarding an admission and discharge model in Germany (VESPEERA)

Interventions Study arm 1:planned admission into a participating hospital Study arm 2:planned admission into a non-participating hospital Study arm 3:unplanned admission into a participating hospital Study arm 4: unplanned admission into a non-participating hospital Study arm 5: control group, not participating in VESPEERA
GP-practice Interventions in the GP-practice before admission:
 (A) assessment for admission
 (B) admission letter and patient brochure
X X    
Hospital Interventions in the hospital:
 (C) telephonic discharge conversation
 (D) determination of HOSPITAL-Score and patient discharge information
X     
GP-practice Interventions in the general practice after discharge:
 (E) assessment for planning of follow-up care
 (F) telephone monitoring, depending on the risk for rehospitalisation
X X X X