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EMERGENCY Department Grand Rounds: REDUCING READMISSIONS: A POPULATION HEALTH APPROACH

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

JESSICA SIMS, MD
EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN, REGIONAL MEDICAL DIRECTOR, AHA MED HEALTH SERVICES, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, DAVID GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT UCLA OLIVE-VIEW

Presented ByJESSICA SIMS, MD

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) defines a readmission as “an admission to a subsection(d) hospital within 30 days of a discharge from the same or another subsection(d) hospital.” Subsection(d) hospitals, per the Social Security Act, include short-term inpatient acute care hospitals excluding critical access, psychiatric, rehabilitation, long-term care, children’s, and cancer hospitals.

Desired Outcomes:

  •  Discuss strategies on how to improve discharge processes
  • Identify high risk populations
  • Describe the national, regional, and local factors which affect readmissions

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Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Christopher D. Burke, MD, Emergency Department Service Director

Venue

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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Phone:
831-755-4111
Website:
www.natividad.com