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Analysis of Clinical, Social, and Transitional Care Factors Associated with 30-Day Heart Failure Readmissions
High rates of readmission for heart failure have resulted in legislation, which will decrease the rate of reimbursement for hospitals with high rates of readmission. Improving the transition to home may reduce the number ...
Analysis of Clinical, Social, Transitional Care, and Medication Reconciliation Factors Associated with 30-Day Adult Heart Failure Readmissions
Objective: Heart failure (HF) is a chronic clinical syndrome that has been identified to cause high rates of mortality, morbidity, and increased health care costs. Heart failure patients frequently experience hospitalizations ...
Effect of Nurse Practitioner Weekly Rounds in a SNF/NH on Hospital Readmission Rates
Problem: Heart failure is an increasingly common and costly disease affecting nearly 5 million American adults. A significant percentage of these individuals are hospitalized, treated, and discharged to the community, ...
An Assessment of Discharge Instructions and the Teach-Back Method on a Medical/Surgical Unit
Purpose: A quality improvement project was conducted to improve the discharge process through conducting a baseline assessment of Registered Nurses’ discharge documentation and teach-back methods. This was accomplished by ...
Impact of virtual nursing on discharge planning and readmission rates on medical/surgical units
Background: The concept of virtual nursing has become increasingly popular as technology evolves, and hospitals across the world have begun using virtual nursing to improve patient education, patient satisfaction, discharge ...