Posts Tagged ‘avoidable readmissions’

Infographic: 6 Recommended Practices for Strengthening Care Transitions

November 21st, 2018 by Melanie Matthews

Poorly coordinated care transitions from hospitals to other care settings contributes to avoidable healthcare costs, according to a new infographic by Cureatr.

The infographic examines six best practices for improving care transitions.

The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI A care transitions management program operated by Sun Health since 2011 has significantly reduced hospital readmissions for nearly 12,000 Medicare patients, resulting in $14.8 million in savings to the Medicare program. Using home visits as a core strategy, the Sun Health Care Transitions program was a top performer in CMS’s recently concluded Community-Based Care Transitions (CBCT) demonstration project, which was launched in 2012 to explore new solutions for reducing hospital readmissions, improving quality and achieving measurable savings for Medicare.

The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI explores the critical five pillars of the Arizona non-profit’s leading care transitions management initiative, adapted from the Coleman Care Transitions Intervention®.

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Infographic: The Financial Impact of Reducing Avoidable Readmissions

September 22nd, 2012 by Melanie Matthews

Under CMS’ new penalties for avoidable hospital readmissions, the average 300-bed hospital is at risk of losing $9.5 million annually for 11 potentially avoidable conditions, according to a new infographic by ObjectiveHealth, a McKinsey Solution for Healthcare Providers.

Improved coordination of care for these 11 conditions, identified by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, can potentially prevent the need for a re-hospitalization.

The Financial Impact of Reducing Avoidable Readmissions

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