The Connection Between Hospital Readmissions and Post-Acute Care
Source: HealthcareIT Today
Every healthcare organization knows the importance of reducing hospital readmissions. It’s the perfect example to demonstrate how healthcare gets measured and can be improved. However, while most hospitals and health systems know their readmission number, many don’t know what it takes to reduce that number. In fact, much of the discussion about hospital readmissions focuses on what a hospital should do when the patient is sent home.