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Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)
Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.
Common Reasons for Avoidable Readmission
- Lack of timely post-discharge physician visit
- Physician unaware of hospitalization
- Patient has no PCP
- Patient lacks transportation
- Poor medication reconciliation yields duplication or interaction
This slide lists a few more causes of avoidable readmissions.
Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 7: 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/slide7.html