Hospital Discharge Improvement Guide:
How to Close Six Key Care Gaps and Reduce Readmissions

The hospital discharge is not a finite period of time but rather an ongoing
process requiring planning and precision. Without a coordinated approach,
the exit from the hospital can be fraught with risk and result in adverse
events and unnecessary readmissions.

Hospital Discharge Improvement: Closing Six Key Care Gaps to Reduce Readmissions Contributing author Susan Shepard, director of patient
safety education at The Doctors Management Company,
suggests skills and interventions that health plans,
hospitals and physician practices can use to improve
each of these critical areas of the hospital discharge
process. She also presents two key mechanisms for
encouraging patients and caregivers to participate
in and manage their care.

The Hospital Discharge Improvement Guide:
How to Close Six Key Care Gaps and Reduce
Readmissions
delivers dozens of tactics to
tighten the six major gaps in the hospital
discharge process:

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In this 25-page special report, Shepard also shares best practices from five
hospital discharge-focused interventions that are already reducing
readmissions for hospitals and health plans around the country:

Increasing scrutiny by CMS of hospital readmission rates is prompting
healthcare organizations to reevaluate each stage of the care continuum.
From the three key questions to ask the patient at discharge to learning
how to red-flag patients at high risk for readmission, the Hospital Discharge
Improvement Guide: How to Close Six Key Care Gaps and Reduce
Readmissions
provides the practical and comprehensive processes healthcare
organizations need to improve the efficiency and success of their hospital
discharge planning process.

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