Implemented Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmissions and Unnecessary Hospital Transfers

1.  Integrate evidence-based approaches to existing practices

2.  Improve communication between care givers and care providers

3.  Early identification of condition changes & treat in the facility when appropriate   

4.  Enable advance care planning and improve palliative care delivery

 

5.  Reconcile patient's medications on admission to nursing home, and again before discharge

 

6.  Improve patient transition to home or next provider of service 

Hospital Readmissions Report

January - June 2020

2020 January - June READMISSION AVERAGES

10.87%                    MC %          Managed Care Readmissions                                                                                

12.68%                    FFS %         Fee-for-Service Readmissions                                                               

11.84%                    ALL %         Combined MC and FFS Readmissions

12.62%                                        Hospital Observation %

                                             

2020 January - June POST ACUTE CARE DAYS -AVERAGE

4.62                        All Days     Total Readmissions per 1000 patient days                                                       

2.30                        ED Days     Hospital transfers that resulted in an Emergency Department Visit Only per 1000 patient days

0.30                        OD Days    Hospital transfers that resulted in an Observation Stay Only per 1000 patient days

 

2020 January - June LONG TERM CARE DAYS - AVERAGE

0.91                        ALL LTC      Total Readmissions per 1000 patient days

0.49                        LTC ED        Hospital transfers that resulted in an Emergency Department Visit Only per 1000 patient days

0.10                        LTC OD       Hospital transfers that resulted in an Observation Stay Only per 1000 patient days

** Readmission rate while patient is in the Skilled Nursing Facility **

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