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Patient screening and callbacks to prevent readmissions: a process improvement project.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23211405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: : This process improvement project was to determine whether a telephone intervention could be successful in reducing readmission rates and to discover whether a screening tool accurately determines patients at high risk for readmission.
PRIMARY PRACTICE SETTING(S): :
IMPLICATIONS FOR CASE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE: :
Authors:
Deanna Eichler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Professional case management     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1932-8095     ISO Abbreviation:  Prof Case Manag     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101291585     Medline TA:  Prof Case Manag     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-31     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Deanna Eichler, MSN, BA, RN, has worked for more than 16 years in hospital health care with the Seton Healthcare Family and is a nursing director at University Medical Center Brackenridge, a Magnet facility. She is active with Texas Nurses' Association and a former district 5 president, 2008.
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