Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Toolkit
Tool 1: Overview (continued)
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Internet Citation: Tool 1: Overview (continued). Content last reviewed March 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/toolkit/redtool1ref.html