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Readmissions

Tom DePoy

Redoing readmissions

When people are discharged from the hospital following an illness, injury or surgery, that’s often not the end of the story.

Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ

Successful acute- and post-acute care partnering the focus of Aug. 27 webcast

Attendees will learn first-hand from a leading nursing executive at a free Aug. 27 McKnight’s webcast how post-acute care providers can grow better relationships with acute-care partners. Martie Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ, the chief nursing officer for Medline Industries, will be the featured speaker. Leadership’s role in lowering readmissions and delivering higher quality outcomes will be a focal point of the session.

Feds: Tie ACO ratings to SNFs

Accountable care organizations should be assessed on which patients bounce back to a member hospital within 30 days of being discharged to a skilled nursing facility, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services asserts in a proposed rule.

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