Reducing Hospitalizations and 30-Day Readmissions for Post-Acute Care Patients
As value-based care increases, developing different delivery models to reduce unnecessary 30-day hospital readmissions and length of stay is a key challenge for any healthcare organizations globally. By the use of telehealth, rural long-term care facilities and acute care facilities have avoided 88% of re-admissions.
Hear from TeleHealth Solution, Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation, and Watuga Medical Center (part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System), how telemedicine is allowing them to treat more patients in place, avoiding unnecessary hospital transfers and drastically reducing their re-admissions rates.
- See how telehealth can help your organization manage the new CMS mandate (October 2018), which imposes a 2% penalty of Medicare reimbursement for higher than average hospital readmission rates.
- Understand the clinical benefits of implementing telehealth in post-acute care facilities and how it affects patient care.
- Learn how a rural long-term care facility and hospital have been able to successfully work together to improve patient care and their bottom lines.
Jason Perlman, MD, MHS,
Ron Emerson, RN BSN
AMD Global Telemedicine
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System