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One in five patients discharged from a hospital experience an adverse event within 30 days, often leading to emergency departments trips and readmissions. More than 2,500 hospitals have forfeited $528 million because of readmissions, yet research suggests between 44-76% of hospital readmissions are preventable, thanks in part to the growing availability of education and new technology.
Our expert will discuss the effect of federal laws and how to prevent hospital readmissions. Additionally, we'll review the IMPACT Act and the new requirements for the transfer form and discharge planning evaluation.
|- IMPACT Act||- Proposed discharge planning standards||- 30-day admissions|
|- Readmissions||- Discharge planning worksheet||- Readmissions & payment|
|- Hospital penalties||- Readmission reduction program||- ACA drop in readmissions|
|- Patient protection||- Post-acute care technologies||- Improvement opportunities|
|- Affordable Care Act||- Partnership for patients resources||- AHA reducing admissions|
|- GAO report||- Unnecessary readmissions initiatives||- Value-based purchasing|
|- Discharges||- Updated RED reengineering project||And so much more!|
After this webinar participants will be able to:
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