Study: Discharge Planning Tool May Improve Readmission Rates

November 16, 2018 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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Use of a clinical decision support (CDS) algorithm for discharge planning may reduce readmission rates, according to a November 7, 2018, study in JAMDA. The authors conducted a quasi-experimental study at two hospitals. The control phase, which did not feature CDS, had 3,302 patients. The intervention phase, which included CDS, featured 5,006 patients.

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