Slide 7

Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)

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

Common Reasons for Avoidable Readmission

  • Lack of timely post-discharge physician visit
    • Physician unaware of hospitalization
    • Patient has no PCP
    • Patient lacks transportation
  • Poor medication reconciliation yields duplication or interaction


This slide lists a few more causes of avoidable readmissions.

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 7: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training). August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.