Reducing Readmissions with Home Health Care

With readmission penalties taking effect, does your hospital have the right strategy for post-acute care? By providing care transitions, medication management and in-home multidisciplinary care, an advanced home health care ally can help reduce preventable readmissions and make the difference for your patients.

Care Transitions

Implementing Care Transitions »

Provide transitional care for your patients without changing your operating model. Amedisys’ home health care transitions model integrates with hospitals to help bridge the transition from hospital to home and avoid preventable readmissions.

Strategic Solutions for the Readmissions Challenge

Strategic Solutions to the Readmissions Challenge »

Preventing readmissions requires many providers to fill the gaps in the care continuum. Learn from the experiences of five health care leaders from hospitals and post-acute providers in this discussion of real-world strategies to reduce readmissions.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Case Study

Reducing Heart Failure Readmissions 13 Points in One Year »

Read how Monongahela Valley Hospital, a 226-bed hospital in Pennsylvania, reduced their heart failure readmission rate by 13 percentage points in one year with collaborative post-acute care.

Home Health and Health Care Reform

Delivering New Models of Care Under the Affordable Care Act »

Advanced home health care providers are well equipped to partner with hospitals and physicians to deliver the kind of high value coordinated health care coordination that the Affordable Care Act requires.

Chronic Care Challenge Infographic

Infographic: The Chronic Care Challenge »

The swelling number of patients with chronic conditions strains the nation's health care system, and accounts for many preventable hospital readmissions. This infographic sheds some light on the challenge and on an idea that may be a big part of the solution: home health care.

Medicare Savings and Reductions in Rehospitalizations Associated with Home Health

Medicare Savings and Reductions in Rehospitalizations Associated with Home Health »

A study of patients with heart failure, COPD or diabetes finds home health is associated with tens of thousands of prevented rehospitalizations and billions in savings.

"It’s not about just seeing the patient; it’s about how many times you touch them.That’s a valuable role we can play as a skilled nursing provider."

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