Development of post-acute partnerships with home health, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and hospice is emerging as a key strategy to stem hospital readmissions, according to new market data from the fourth annual Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) Reducing Hospital Readmissions Survey.

More than half of survey respondents participate in post-acute partnerships, which serve to streamline processes and care transitions, and educate and align staff, respondents say.

Download this HINtelligence report for more data on reducing readmissions in 2014, as reported by 116 healthcare companies. Included are details on readmission program components, successful work flows, processes and tools; how organizations are preparing for CMS scrutiny in 2014 and 2015, and much more. http://www.hin.com/library/registerreducereadmissions2014.html

Reducing Readmissions in 2014: Post-Acute Partnerships Foster Collaboration Across ContinuumThis white paper is an excerpt from the full 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions, which documents the latest key initiatives and partnerships to reduce readmissions by patients with these costly conditions and others by more than 100 healthcare organizations. Click here for more information on the 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions.

I invite you to download the free white paper on reducing readmissions at: http://www.hin.com/library/registerreducereadmissions2014.html.

If your organization is focused on reducing readmissions, you can learn from the experiences and feedback from healthcare payors, purchasers, providers and others presented in the 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions.

Sincerely,

Melanie Matthews
Executive Vice President
The Healthcare Intelligence Network

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