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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

  • Quality improvement needed in heart failure care, study says

    Analysis of the Change the Management of Patients with Heart Failure registry found gaps in adherence to guideline-recommended treatments for heart failure, a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology said. "There is a compelling need for multifaceted quality improvement systems to be implemented in every setting in which patients with heart failure receive care," said senior author Gregg Fonarow of the University of California at Los Angeles. Medscape (free registration) (7/17) Learn More


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