Criterion 26: #176661

Finding: 
Compliance
Published Date: 
March 30, 2017

After recognizing that the rate of avoidable hospital readmissions was high, the accredited provider collaborated with colleagues in quality improvement to obtain data about unit-level use of best practices to optimize transitions of care. The provider delivered educational activities to help each unit team review and understand their data, and then helped the teams identify and implement steps that would improve medication reconciliation, patient education, discharge planning, and communications.

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