Reducing Chronic Condition Readmissions

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Preventable hospital readmissions cost the healthcare system approximately $25 billion annually, and it is estimated that one of every five Medicare patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge. Our panel of experts shares insights and best practices on lowering readmission rates for patients with chronic health conditions through proven prevention and discharge programs and follow-up plans.

Panelists:

  • Troy Garland, MBA, RN, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Operations, Equality Health
  • Sarah Keenan, RN, BSN, MSIHM, Chief Clinical Officer/President, Integrated Care, Bluestone Physician Services
  • Michelle Nelson, Director, Health Improvement, United Regional Health Center
  • ​Ashish V. Shah, CEO, Dina​

This episode is sponsored by Dina

Dina powers the future of home-based care with its care-at-home platform and network that can activate and coordinate multiple home-based service providers, engage patients directly, and unlock timely home-based insights that increase healthy days at home. Dina works with many leading health systems, ACOs and health plans to extend their reach into the home to help people live their best lives.

The platform creates a virtual experience for the entire healthcare team so they can communicate with each other--and help patients and families stay connected--even though they may not physically be under the same roof. Dina helps professional and family caregivers capture rich data from home, using artificial intelligence to recommend evidence-based, non-medical interventions. Visit their website at dinacare.com

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