33. 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 (continued)

  • Prevention Quality Indicators measure the treatment of ambulatory care-sensitive conditions where good outpatient care can reduce the risk of hospitalization or re-hospitalization.
  • TeamSTEPPS™, a process to improve communication and teamwork among hospital staff throughout the patient stay, including what can be a hectic discharge process. Involves training a team for 2-3 days.

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Internet Citation: 33. 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/readslide33.html