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What Works for Preventing Hospital Readmissions

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This 59-slide presentation (PDF) provides background on the importance of measuring and reducing preventable hospital readmissions; action steps to preventing them, including assessing your current readmissions rates and known causes; promising practices (including an examination of approach categorized by potential resource impact); a review of existing programs with demonstrated results; and additional tools and resources for further consideration.

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Citation: Riddle SM. What Works for Preventing Hospital Readmissions. Washington Patient Safety Coalition website. http://www.wapatientsafety.org/downloads/Riddle_Readmissions_Programs_WPSC_2012-Final.pdf. Presented May 12, 2012. Accessed August 26, 2015.
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