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This guide focuses on the reception of patients back into the office practice after hospitalization. Patients are especially vulnerable to adverse events in the period immediately following discharge, and they need immediate access to a trusted clinician who can answer questions, provide advice, and help ensure that their clinical conditions remains stable.


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Date Added: 08/14/2012
Date Last Modified: 06/23/2015

Skilled nursing facilities can use this two-page interactive document to help guide their facility through conducting a Plan-Do-Study-Act assessment, and quickly access valuable tools to document processes and make needed interventions.


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Date Added: 11/20/2013
Date Last Modified: 06/23/2015

Hospitals and acute care facilities can use this two-page interactive document to help guide their teams through conducting a Plan-Do-Study-Act assessment, and quickly access valuable tools to document processes and make needed interventions.


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Date Added: 11/20/2013
Date Last Modified: 06/23/2015

Home health agencies can use this two-page interactive document to help guide their facility through conducting a Plan-Do-Study-Act assessment, and quickly access valuable tools to document processes and make needed interventions.


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Date Added: 11/20/2013
Date Last Modified: 06/23/2015

Patients are more at risk for experiencing gaps in care that lead to rehospitalization during the transition between care settings. The focus of this guide is the transition of residents from hospital to the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting and the associated transfer of responsibility from the hospital to the SNF care team.


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Date Added: 08/13/2012
Date Last Modified: 06/11/2015

This how-to guide is designed to support hospital-based teams and their community partners in creating an ideal reception in home health in the first 48 hours after the patient is discharged from the hospital, a post-acute care setting, or a rehabilitation facility.


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Date Added: 08/13/2012
Date Last Modified: 06/11/2015

This guide, provided by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is designed to support hospital-based teams and their community partners in code signing and reliably implementing improved care processed to ensure that patients who have been discharged from the hospital have an ideal transition to the next setting of care.


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Date Added: 08/12/2012
Date Last Modified: 06/11/2015

Skilled nursing facilities can use this process of care investigation tool to conduct audits to identify areas where nursing staff could improve patient care.


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Date Added: 01/29/2015
Date Last Modified: 01/29/2015

Home health agencies can use this process of care investigation tool to help document potential improvements in patient care and overall facility operations.


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Date Added: 01/29/2015
Date Last Modified: 01/29/2015

Home health agencies can use this tool, developed by the Colorado Quality Improvement Organization, to conduct staff interviews as part of a workflow or key process investigation.


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Date Added: 12/06/2011
Date Last Modified: 12/10/2014

This tool lists process of care investigation methods specific to inpatient facilities.


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Date Added: 06/01/2014
Date Last Modified: 06/01/2014

This is a tool to help implement the Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) process improvement method. “Plan”: The organization digs deep to determine the root causes that triggered the need for improvement. “Do”: The plan is put into action. “Study”: How well did the plan work? If it worked well, proceed to “act.” If not, go back to “plan” and start over. “Act”: Integrate successful plans into organizational processes.


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Date Added: 06/01/2014
Date Last Modified: 06/01/2014

This is a tool to help implement the Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) process improvement method. “Plan”: The organization digs deep to determine the root causes that triggered the need for improvement. “Do”: The plan is put into action. “Study”: How well did the plan work? If it worked well, proceed to “act.” If not, go back to “plan” and start over. “Act”: Integrate successful plans into organizational processes.


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Date Added: 06/01/2014
Date Last Modified: 06/01/2014

This guide from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Partnership for Patients program offers resources, tools and suggestions for implementing a readmission reduction program in your facility.


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Date Added: 05/04/2014
Date Last Modified: 05/04/2014

Developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in 2009, this worksheet can help identify opportunities to improve transitions of care.


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Date Added: 12/05/2011
Date Last Modified: 11/01/2013

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