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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

  • Precautions can reduce prenatal infectious disease risks

    Some prenatal infections can lead to complications such as premature birth, congenital disability, low birth weight, developmental issues, fetal death or post-delivery infection, but physicians are often limited in the types of drugs they can prescribe for pregnant patients. Individuals planning to become pregnant should consider several precautions including the prevention of infections that could affect a pregnancy. Infection Control Today (2/19) Learn More


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