4. Overview of Presentation

Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

Text version of slide presentation.

Overview of Presentation

  • Review recent evidence of the extent and causes of avoidable hospital readmissions.
  • Describe congressional action in Patient Protection and Coverage Act.
  • Describe support now available to help hospitals respond to heightened concern and financial pressures.

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Page last reviewed June 2009
Internet Citation: 4. Overview of Presentation: Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/readmissions/readslide4.html