From discharge to readmission: Understanding the process from the patient perspective.

@article{HowardAnderson2016FromDT,
  title={From discharge to readmission: Understanding the process from the patient perspective.},
  author={Jessica R. Howard-Anderson and Ashley Busuttil and Sarah Lonowski and Sitaram Vangala and Nasim Afsar-manesh},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          407-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patient engagement is critical in delivering high-quality care. However, literature investigating patient perspectives on readmissions is lacking. OBJECTIVES To understand patients' beliefs and attitudes about 30-day readmissions and to elucidate areas for improvement aimed at reducing readmissions. DESIGN In person survey. SETTING Academic medical center and affiliated community hospital. PATIENTS Patients with 30-day readmissions to medicine and cardiology services… CONTINUE READING