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Top readmission prevention strategies: home health partnership is number one according to 2013 survey

The following results are based on a “buzz survey” of executives at health care provider organizations, primary hospitals and health systems.  There were 106 responses.

Which Strategies Are Key to Reducing Preventable Readmissions?  (The top three answers):

  • Partnering with home health providers (73 percent)
  • Scheduling follow-up visits with physicians (69 percent)
  • Partnering with long term care providers (64 percent)

Source: HealthLeaders Media.  Readmissions Buzz Survey, Oct. 2013.  Click here for access to this survey: http://content.hcpro.com/pdf/content/296905.pdf Posted by AHA Resource Center (312) 422-2050, rc@aha.org.  Corrected URL 12/11/13 1:30 pm

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