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Project RED: Module 4: Re-Engineering Patient Discharge: The Hospital

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

Your Current State May Have Looked Like This

Image: Flow Chart of patient admission, care, and discharge process.

Notes:

This chart from Module 1 describes the discharge process for many hospitals: The discharge order is written the night before discharge, and staff members hurry to complete their work by the next morning's discharge hour. Now that you have studied the research-based components of Project RED, you are prepared to build your ideal process map from the patient's and stakeholders' viewpoints.

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 8: Project RED: Module 4: Re-Engineering Patient Discharge: The Hospital . August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/module4/slide8.html