Slide 23

Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)

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

Discharge Advocate

  • Is notified when patients in target population are admitted or diagnosed.
  • Initiates action steps associated with Project RED.
  • Initiates the Patient Care Plan.
  • Educates patient and family about condition, medications, treatments, post-discharge plans, and followup ordered by the physician.
  • Reviews Patient Care Plan with patient and family.
  • Collects measurement data on project and patient population.


"This slide lists the DA's primary activities."

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 23: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training). August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.