An Investigation of Quality Improvement Initiatives in Decreasing the Rate of Avoidable 30-day, Skilled Nursing Facility-to-Hospital Readmissions: A Systematic Review
|dc.contributor.author||Mileski, Michael ( 0000-0003-1503-6869 )|
|dc.contributor.author||Topinka, Joseph Baar ( )|
|dc.contributor.author||Lee, Kimberly ( 0000-0001-8312-6458 )|
|dc.contributor.author||Brooks, Matthew ( )|
|dc.contributor.author||McNeil, Christopher ( )|
|dc.contributor.author||Jackson, Jenna ( )|
|dc.identifier.citation||Mileski, M., Topinka, J. B., Lee, K., Brooks, M., McNeil, C., & Jackson, J. (2017). An investigation of quality improvement initiatives in decreasing the rate of avoidable 30-day, skilled nursing facility-to-hospital readmissions: A systematic review. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 12, pp. 213-222.||en_US|
Objectives: The main objective was to investigate the applicability and effectiveness of quality improvement initiatives in decreasing the rate of avoidable 30-day, skilled nursing facility (SNF)-to-hospital readmissions.
Problem: The rate of rehospitalizations from SNF within 30 days of original discharge has increased within the last decade.
Setting: The research team participants conducted a literature review via Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature and PubMed to collect data about quality improvement implemented in SNFs.
Results: The most common facilitator was the incorporation of specialized staff. The most cited barriers were quality improvement tracking and implementation.
Conclusion: These strategy examples can be useful to acute care hospitals attempting to lower bounce back from subacute care providers and long-term care facilities seeking quality improvement initiatives to reduce hospital readmissions.
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|dc.source||Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2017, Vol. 12, pp. 213-222.|
|dc.title||An Investigation of Quality Improvement Initiatives in Decreasing the Rate of Avoidable 30-day, Skilled Nursing Facility-to-Hospital Readmissions: A Systematic Review||en_US|
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