The Preventable Readmissions Reduction Situation-- and IT's Charge to Help
Date & Time
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Mark Hagland Dhrumil Shah Pamela Banchy Patty Huang Chuck Podesta
According to an August 2016 Kaiser Health News report, rehospitalization rates hit a new record high. The report concluded that the government will punish more than half of the nation's hospitals for patients returning for care within a month. Whatsmore, Medicare was planning to withhold approximately $528 million in 2016, an increase of $108 million more than 2015 totals. For some providers, the sky was unofficially falling. As per most government standards for healthcare, the riddle of readmissions can be solved with one all powerful resource-- an organization's data.
Join our diverse panel of experts in an engaging discussion centered around the Avoidable Readmissions Reduction Program (ARRP). Listen in as our group brings together the threads of quality, IT, and data analysis and reviews top tactics to preventing avoidable readmissions, and how they keep their organizations out of the penalty business.