This interview is the fifth and final part of a case study series on Care Company TioHundra and Swedish integrated elder care. The integrated elder care approach looks at the coordination of healthcare and social care for older patients across care organizations, such as hospitals and homecare providers.
This fifth installment of the case study is an interview with Ulrika Karlsson, the department manager for elder care and homecare at TioHundra. Karlsson describes the challenges related to organizational change at TioHundra. The interview also addresses the reimbursement models in homecare, care transitions between hospital and the home, reduction in the rate of readmissions, and other efforts to improve the quality of care provided.