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4. Overview of Presentation
Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions
Text version of slide presentation.
Overview of Presentation
- Review recent evidence of the extent and causes of avoidable hospital readmissions.
- Describe congressional action in Patient Protection and Coverage Act.
- Describe support now available to help hospitals respond to heightened concern and financial pressures.
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Page last reviewed June 2009
Internet Citation: 4. Overview of Presentation: Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions.
June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/readmissions/readslide4.html