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Slide 10

Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training)

Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.

Strategic Priorities


  • Improve patient outcomes and satisfaction
  • Improve cost and revenue management
  • Improve patient satisfaction scores
  • Prepare for changes to CMS reimbursement penalties for high readmission rates
  • Improve nurse and provider time utilization
  • Enhance portability of personal health information across care continuum
  • Improve relationship with PCPs


"So let's remind ourselves about what the strategic priorities for health care organizations are right now and how this project may align with our own strategic priorities and organizational processes for reporting outcomes. While your initial impression is that this project may create additional work, in actuality the project aligns with patient needs first and then the strategic needs of the organization and multiple care providers across the continuum. We hope that the discharge process will become more streamlined, less duplicative, better coordinated, more effective, and more efficient as a result of this project. This will reduce needless work while improving the quality and efficiency of the work that is done related to discharge planning."

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Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 10: Project RED: Re-Engineered Discharge (Staff Training). August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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