The reduction of patient readmissions to acute care hospitals has become a national patient safety focus. In April 2011, the Obama Administration launched a new project called "Partnership for Patients: Better Care, Lower Costs". The project seeks to make hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly. Two specific goals have been identified for the project:
The PIN is conducting this clinical improvement study in support of the national goal to reduce preventable hospital readmissions, specifically among its CAH members.
This clinical improvement study has been developed and is provided in collaboration with the MHA-Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). For more information about the MHA-HEN, contact Casey Brewington: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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