Slide 48

Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)

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

Outcome Metrics for Target Population

  • Average length of stay (LOS)
  • 30-day unplanned readmission rate.
  • Cost of second LOS (readmission).
  • Pre/post data: Patient experience related to discharge preparation.
  • Pre/post data: Frontline staff survey related to discharge preparation.
  • Project costs
  • Discharge process costs (current and redesigned)


Note: Edit the slides to include only the metrics you intend to use.

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 48: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training). August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.