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Hospital to Home

 

The Hospital to Home (H2H) Initiative is a resource for hospitals and cardiovascular care providers committed to improving transitions from hospital to "home" and reduce their risk of federal penalties associated with high readmission rates.

Projects

Self-contained improvement projects that include a goal statement, success metrics, a tool kit, an assessment, and 3 webinars (evidence, tools, lessons learned) that provide participants with recommended strategies and tools to achieve small, attainable goals in their organization.

  • See You in 7

    The goal of the H2H SY7 Challenge is for all patients discharged with a diagnosis of HF/AMI to have a follow-up appointment scheduled/cardiac rehab referral made within 7 days of hospital discharge.

  • Mind Your Meds

    The goal of the H2H MM Challenge is for clinicians and patients discharged with a diagnosis of HF/MI to work together and ensure optimal medication management.

  • Signs and Symptoms

    The goal of the H2H S&S Challenge is to activate patients to recognize early warning signs and have a plan to address them.


News And Research

  • Next Gen ACOs deliver more than $400 million in savings

    Next Generation accountable care organizations saved Medicare a total of $406 million last year and had an average quality score of 93%. Meanwhile, 517 ACOs are enrolled in the Medicare Shared Savings Program for this year, down from 561 in 2019, 11.2 million Medicare beneficiaries are part of an ACO, and 200 ACOs are taking on downside risk. Health Exec (1/13) Learn More


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