Slide 43

Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program

Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.

AHRQ Template for Care Plan

  • Free, downloadable, fill-able PDF form.
  • Based on Project RED After-Hospital Care Plan.
  • Store on your server for easy access by DA.
  • Integrate with your current systems as able.
  • Hard copies available from AHRQ.

www.ahrq.gov/qual/goinghomeguide.htm

Image: AHRQ Template for Care Plan booklet

Notes:

The AHRQ template for the Patient Care Plan can be found on the AHRQ Web site. It is free and can be easily downloaded for your team's and patient's use. Some hospitals have had their information technology (IT) departments build interfaces that will feed certain patient information into this template. One area you may want to make a priority is a link to pharmacy to avoid retyping lengthy medication names for each patient. A pick list also simplifies the process and eliminates keystroke errors.

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 43: Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/module1/slide43.html