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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 2, 2020  
Acute Care

How to Empower Patients to Play an Active Role in their Hospital Experience

Patients commonly complain that they feel both uninvolved and uninformed about the care process and their treatment. Fortunately, the...
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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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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 15, 2019  
Acute Care

Four Steps to Improving Patient Safety

Every hospital aspires to provide a safe environment for patients and employees. And most do, according to Leapfrog’s most...
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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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July 1, 2019  
Acute Care

The Connection Between Patient Education, Patient Satisfaction and Hospital Readmissions

Adequately preparing a hospital patient to transition to care at home is one of the most important deterrents to...
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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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