Study: Discharge Planning Tool May Improve Readmission Rates
November 16, 2018 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
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.