Care Management: Hospital Readmission Reduction Strategies

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As penalties for institutions with high readmission rates have intensified efforts to reduce rehospitalization, hospitals need to improve communications and enhance quality and patient satisfaction. Medicare encourages hospitals to improve transitions and care coordination to better engage patients and caregivers in discharge plans and, in turn, reduce avoidable readmissions.

This course will help attendees learn how to better manage hospital readmission. Join Mayra Pineiro to discuss readmission risk factors, readmission reduction strategies, and review examples of interventions that have successfully reduced readmission rates for patients who were discharged to their home.

contact hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the hospital readmission reduction program
  • Understand readmission risk factors
  • Identify strategies for readmission reduction

Who Should Attend:

  • Care Management Staff
  • Social Workers
  • Physicians


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The QHR Health Learning Institute is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Participants who attend 100% of the program and complete a course evaluation will earn one (1) contact hour.