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Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)
Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.
Communication and Coordination
- Hospital discharge process is often characterized by poor communication and a lack of coordination between the hospital and the PCP
- Patients often do not know what medications their physicians prescribed, when follow-up appointments should take place, and, in some cases, why they were hospitalized
"Establishing a strong physician referral base is a key component of Project RED."
Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 42: 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/slide42.html