Not ready, not set…discharge: Patient-reported barriers to discharge readiness at an academic medical center.

@article{Harrison2016NotRN,
  title={Not ready, not set…discharge: Patient-reported barriers to discharge readiness at an academic medical center.},
  author={James D Harrison and Ryan Greysen and Ronald Jacolbia and Alice T. T. Nguyen and Andrew D. Auerbach},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={
          610-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Planning for discharge from the hospital should begin early in each patient's stay and focus on the patient's needs. OBJECTIVE To determine how often patient-reported barriers to discharge on admission were resolved by discharge and to explore associations between barriers and readmission. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A prospective observational study of patients admitted to an academic medical center. INTERVENTION AND MEASUREMENTS Patients completed a barriers to… CONTINUE READING
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