Fact Based List:

Jasen W. Gundersen, MD and Paul Hildebrand, MD: 5 Steps for Reducing Inappropriate Hospital Readmissions

  1. Recognizing high-risk patients.
  2. Communicating effectively among providers and care teams.
  3. Educating patients.
  4. Following up post-discharge.
  5. Improving the medication reconciliation process.

Source: Becker's Hospital Review, November 1, 2013
Source URL: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/5-steps-for-red...