Reduce readmission rates and increase HCAHPS scores immediately! The reduction of readmission rates is a top priority for many organizations. Reaffirmation of the Affordable Care Act, large penalties and transparency of rank increase the need for immediate solutions.
In fact, roughly 20% of discharged Medicare patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days due to an avoidable breakdown in communication. And, while this may seem like a small problem, it translates into approximately 2.6 million seniors that cost more than $26 billion every year.
Most often re-admissions involve the patients’ failure to follow discharge instructions. This is particularly prevalent in the discharge and transition to home. Despite medication reconciliation prior to discharge patients often still make medication errors. Other controllable reasons include failure to see their PCP and lack of diet, exercise or prescribed therapy.
PrescribeWellness Transitional Care Intervention provides the two-way automated communication necessary to assure patients comply with their discharge instructions, which can include:
Solutions start at $5 per High Risk Patient enrolled. performance based pricing also available.
PrescribeWellness’ low cost, easy to implement and garunteed solution is a great way to enhance your current method. Timely relevant communications in the Voice of Authority also increase HCAHPS scores.
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