32. 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

  • Consumer brochures encouraging patients to ask questions about medications and follow-up care.
  • Staying Active and Healthy with Blood Thinners, a 10-minute DVD to reduce complications for patients discharged with instructions to take a blood thinner.
  • Improving Warfarin Management—to help clinicians establish an ambulatory anticoagulation clinic.

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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 32. 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/readslide32.html