Best Practices in Hospital Discharge to Reduce Preventable Readmissions

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"Best Practices in Hospital Discharge to Reduce Preventable Readmissions"
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Webinar Date/Time: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 1:30 PM Eastern time.

Many hospital readmissions occur simply because the patient and/or the patient's caregiver did not clearly understand or comply with the original hospital discharge plan. Whether the patient is transitioning from inpatient hospital care to a sub-acute facility or to their home, this transition of care moves the patient from an environment in which their care was tightly managed to one with a high reliance on self-care.

During Best Practices in Hospital Discharge to Reduce Preventable Readmissions, a 90-minute audio conference on October 23, 2007, two industry experts will describe how their organizations have fine-tuned their hospital discharge processes and the impact these steps have had on patient outcomes and satisfaction and readmission rates.


Nora Baratto, manager of the case management department at St. Peter's Hospital's CHOICES program, Albany, N.Y., and Michelle M. Berry, director of the Community Alternative Systems Agency (CASA) in Broome County, New York, will provide the inside details on:

  • Their organization's best practices in hospital discharge policies and procedures that have improved this transition in care;
  • Assessing and stratifying patients at discharge based on their risk level for readmission and assigning targeted interventions based on those risks;
  • Enhancing the communication between providers and patients to improve results;
  • Developing patient and caregiver education programs that lead to a clearly understood plan of care;
  • Structuring follow-up phone calls and/or home visits to ensure patient compliance;
  • Analyzing the impact of changes to hospital discharge procedures; and
  • Special considerations for the elderly population during hospital discharge.

The conference lasts approximately 90 minutes, including a question and answer session. Get your questions answered in real-time on the strategies that Baratto and Berry are using!

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Register today and save by contacting our customer service department at 888-446-3530 or online at:
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Melanie Matthews
Executive Vice President
The Healthcare Intelligence Network

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[ ] Yes! Our organization needs to know how to fine-tune our hospital discharge processes to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction and reduce avoidable readmissions. Please register our site for "Best Practices in Hospital Discharge to Reduce Preventable Readmissions," today for $267.

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  1. [ ] $317 for the live audio conference, audio conference on CD-ROM, PLUS a printed transcript of the conference proceedings (CD-ROM and transcript is shipped approximately three weeks after the program.) ($367 after 10/19/07)

  2. [ ] $277 for the recorded audio conference and presentation materials on CD-ROM includes printed transcript, if you cannot participate in the live program. (Shipped approximately three weeks after the program.)

  3. [ ] $267 for the On-Demand service, which provides you the opportunity to listen in at your leisure via your computer and a Web browser (includes the agenda and presentation materials — available 10/26/07.)

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