Overview of the Environmental Scan of Primary Care-Based Effort To Reduce Readmissions.
Approach to Improving SafetySetting of CareClinical AreaError TypesOrigin/Sponsor
Programs are in place to address hospital discharge process gaps that contribute to readmissions. This report summarizes research on primary care perspectives on reducing readmissions. Interventions identified include automated alerting to primary care providers when patients are hospitalized and the patient-centered medical home model.