National Campaigns to Reduce Readmissions: What Have We Learned?

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<p>Unexpected hospital readmissions are expensive and challenging for patients and their families, and costly for Medicare. With support from The Commonwealth Fund, researchers led by Elizabeth Bradley of Yale School of Public Health examined the impact of two national efforts to reduce readmissions, State Action on Avoidable Rehospitalizations (STAAR) and Hospital-to-Home (H2H).</p><p>In a new blog post, Bradley and colleagues summarize key lessons from their evaluations, highlighting which strategies, and how many, were most effective in helping to lower hospital readmission rates.</p> Read the post