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Discharge Planning

December 23, 2020  
Acute Care

Is Your Care Transitions Strategy Broken?

Even with all the industry focus on improving discharge planning, the process of helping a patient safely transition from...
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November 24, 2020  
Acute Care

5 Things You Need Now to Improve Discharge Planning

One of the most important duties nurses have is to prepare patients for discharge. “Teaching patients about their conditions, medications, self-care...
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May 19, 2020  
Acute Care

How Modern Hospitals Improve Patient Outcomes

Hospitals are under constant pressure to improve patient outcomes for many reasons. Among them, healthcare consumerism is creating a market for...
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April 22, 2020  
Acute Care

Four Practical Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Experience

  These easy steps can speed recovery, improve patient safety, and reduce readmission A patient’s perception of the hospital...
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March 3, 2020  
Acute Care

Three Ways Patients Want Hospitals to Improve The Patient Experience

Pick up any newspaper, turn on any TV or open any news web site and it is clear that...
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January 27, 2020  
Acute Care

Top Patient Engagement Trends in 2020

It has been a decade since President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act – March 23, 2010...
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October 15, 2019  
Acute Care

Hospital Discharge Planning can Improve the Patient Experience

Discharge planning – or more precisely, the lack of it – was a predominant conversation at the Chief Nursing Officer...
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August 1, 2019  
Acute Care

Two Proven Ways to Help Reduce Readmissions

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services put hospitals on notice back in 2012 that excessive patient readmissions would not...
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June 15, 2019  
Acute Care

Patient Care Experience Improvements: Delivering What’s Important to Patients

A Beryl Institute study of 2,000 consumers uncovered some insight into the importance patients put on their patient care experience. A...
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April 10, 2017  
Acute Care

Reduce Hospital Readmissions Using Interactive Systems

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released data last fall that shows good news for hospitals working to reduce patient...
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December 9, 2016  
Acute Care

Making Hospitals Safer: 3 Ways Interactive Solutions Are Helping

The most recent data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality estimate that hospital-acquired conditions have declined 17 percent in...
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