Wednesday, May 6, 2009

INTERACT: Reducing avoidable hospitalization of Nursing homes

Here are some presentations from the Care Transition Conference held recently this past April in the Boston area. There was a presentation on reducing hospital readmission from nursing homes.
The INTERACT project concluded that effective communications and the use of disease specific protocols are essential for reducing readmission rates. On site physician availability was also specifcally mentioned as beig another critical factor.

Care Transitions
Re-admit in Nursing homes

INTERACT - Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents

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