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Slide 7

Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program

Module 1: Objectives

  • Identify organizational strategic priorities that will align with local, regional, and national requirements.
  • Develop a systematic performance improvement process to facilitate knowledge transfer and sustainable change.
  • Review the roles of executive sponsor, project team leader, discharge advocate, physician champion, and pharmacist in the redesigned discharge process.
  • Develop an understanding of Project RED's 11 components.


After completing Module 1, your team will be able to review strategic priorities that align with the needs of the organization at the local, regional, and national levels. You will develop a systematic PI process specific to a sustainable patient discharge process that can then be transferred across the organization. You will have an opportunity to redefine your roles, and you will learn about the roles of the project leader, the discharge advocate, the physician champion, and the pharmacist. And finally, you will develop an understanding of Project RED's 11 research-based components.

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Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 7: Project RED: Module 1: Preparing to Redesign Your Discharge Program. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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