Reducing the rate of rehospitalization from postacute care: a quality improvement project.

@article{Jacelon2015ReducingTR,
  title={Reducing the rate of rehospitalization from postacute care: a quality improvement project.},
  author={Cynthia Jacelon and Barbara Macdonald and Fran Fitzgerald},
  journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          12-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate rehospitalizations and develop a strategy to reduce the number of individuals sent back to the hospital within 30 days of admission from postacute care services including skilled care, long-term care, and home care. DESIGN Using the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) format outlined by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, we implemented and evaluated a quality improvement project. METHODS The number of rehospitalizations was calculated and chart audit was used to determine… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…