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Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)
Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.
Keys to the Project RED Intervention
- Related multidisciplinary activities
- Care plan for patient after discharge
- Post-discharge followup with patient
There are three essential elements to the Project RED intervention:
- First, the Discharge Advocate's role and the role of others on the health care team, including multidisciplinary discharge rounds.
- Second, the Patient Care Plan that is provided to the patient and family at discharge to assist with self-care activities at home.
- Third, the followup with the patient and PCP after the patient leaves the hospital.
Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 21: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training).
August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/staff-training/slide21.html