Preventable Readmissions Initiative
The Preventable Readmissions Initiative is designed to assist hospitals to plan and implement a focused initiative related to at least one area that has been identified as contributing to readmissions.
To reduce hospital readmissions by 20% by December 2014. NYSPFP seeks to achieve this goal through aggregate improvement that will be tracked beginning with December 2010 Potentially Preventable Readmission (PPR) data.
The Preventable Readmissions Initiative is designed to assist hospitals in developing a targeted intervention for patients identified as being at risk for readmission by:
The primary goal of NYSPFP’s Readmissions Pilot Project is to reduce readmissions and examine key processes in the care delivery system for every patient admitted to or transferred into the pilot unit(s), throughout their hospital stay, and at discharge. The following documents provide an overview of the goals, objectives, timeline and measurement strategy:
Click on the following link to access examples of quality improvement interventions submitted by NYSPFP participating hospitals and that have demonstrated quantitative success.