31. Other AHRQ-funded Tools that may Help Reduce Avoidable Readmission

Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

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Other AHRQ-funded Tools that may Help Reduce Avoidable Readmissions

  • Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (H-CAHPS) (especially domains 5 and 9):
    • Explaining about medications.
    • Information on recovery at home.

Variation in Florida Hospital Scores on these Items

 Explain MedsGive Info on Recovery at Home
Minimum33%64%
25th %48%74%
50th %53%77%
75th %57%80%
Maximum72%94%


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Internet Citation: 31. Other AHRQ-funded Tools that may Help Reduce Avoidable Readmission: Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/readmissions/readslide31.html