Get a Better Understanding on How to Reduce Readmissions

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Get a Better Understanding on How to Reduce Readmissions. On this CME webcast, we’re going to take a close look at hospital readmissions, what causes them, what we can do in the hospital to reduce them, and what we can do in the ambulatory setting to reduce them. Joining me today is hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Brian Doyle.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEFINE readmissions and describe factors associated with readmitted patients; and DESIGN an introductory approach to address readmissions in their own healthcare setting.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Measures to reduce readmissions
  • Length of stay and readmission rates
  • Structure of the Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
  • What nurses and respiratory therapists can do to reduce readmissions

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