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Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program
Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.
Challenges to Implementation: Hospital Related
- Lack of resources and financial incentives to sustain discharge programs.
- Standardized discharge papers are not personalized or in patient's language.
- Resistance to change by clinicians.
- Financial pressure to fill beds as soon as they are empty.
Challenges may also be related to the hospital itself, as noted on this slide.
Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 32: Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program.
August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/module1/slide32.html