Slide 24

Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)

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

Discharge Advocate

  • Project RED's 11 components let the DA:
    • Prepare patients for hospital discharge
    • Help patients safely transition from hospital to home
    • Promote patient self-health management
    • Support patients after discharge through follow-up phone call


"The 11 Project RED components reviewed earlier support the DA's ability to prepare patients for discharge, help them transition home, promote patient self management, and support them after discharge with a follow-up phone call."

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 24: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training). August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.