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September 2014 | Forming Innovative Partnerships

stakeholders. These various groups focused not only on reducing readmissions but also on building up ... greater communication that can ultimately help minimize fragmentation in care and reduce readmissions.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Statistics show that more than 17 percent of ...

Sep 09,2014

Detroit Easing Care Transitions

visitors. The goal is to equip patients with more information to reduce hospital readmissions and prevent ...

Jul 11,2013

Transitioning to Better Quality Care in Kansas City

Area Agency on Aging, and 15 hospitals, the program is focused on reducing hospital readmissions ... program. Currently, readmissions from Medicare patients cost more than $26 billion dollars every year. The ... come together to improve quality, reduce costs, and improve patient experience.” ...

Oct 30,2013

Community Care Teams Key to Maine Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot Project

Carolina, New York and Vermont. They are a vital strategy for improving quality and reducing costs, decreasing avoidable hospital admissions, readmissions and emergency department visits. For more ...

Mar 21,2013

August 2014 | Quality Improvement

readmission. Some patients have additional problems such as depression, social isolation, or a lack of housing or transportation that may increase their risk of hospital readmission. Nearly one in five Medicare ... providers in the community so they can collaborate to achieve the shared goal of reducing hospital ...

Aug 12,2014

Care Transitions Gain Ground

banded together to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions. Contracted by the Centers for Medicare and ... referrals to community programs and resources. The goal of the program is to reduce readmissions by 20 ... coaching services to Medicare Fee-for-Service patients who are at risk for readmission to the hospital ...

May 07,2014

Addressing Health Disparities

participated in the Hospital Quality Network Reducing Readmissions project, adopting standardized collection of ...

Aug 07,2013

Hospital Quality Network: September Quality Forum

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Engaging and Sustaining

conversation around improving care transitions to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions and how this could reduce costs for their organizations.   “AF4Q funding was the seed that allowed these ...

May 07,2014

New Mexico Hospitals: Creating a Model of Collaboration and Commitment

achieve the Triple Aim of improved health outcomes, improved health care quality and reduced costs. This ... identical core focus of patient safety. NM HEN aims to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent of the individual hospital starting baseline by December 2013 while Regional TCAB ...

May 20,2013

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