Reducing Hospital Readmissions: The Role of Home Care

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Recorded June 30, 2010 - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Steve Landers, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Home Care and Community Rehab., Cleveland Clinic

Who Should Watch: Hospital Leadership including; CMO, VP Medical Affairs, Chief Quality Officer,
Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Discharge Planning, Director of Social Services; Hospitalists, and
Participants in Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign

Objectives :

  • To share best practices for the use of home health care in patients who have chronic care needs or high-risk patients
  • To understand the benefit and importance of the home health care referrals for patients in a post-acute care transition to home
  • To facilitate better cross-setting communication in the hospital discharge process as a means toreduce unnecessary hospital 30-day readmissions

This FREE webinar was sponsored by the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign, a
grassroots movement designed to unite home health agencies, stakeholders and multiple health care settings
under the shared vision of improving the quality of care home health patients receive.