How can non-medical home care agencies enable effective care transitions after hospitalizations?
- 19% of Medicare patients are readmitted within 30 days of discharge from hospital.*
- 20% of patients experience post discharge adverse events.*
- 75% of elderly rehospitalizations (which equates to 4.4 million people a year) may be preventable.*
- Readmission often results from incomplete communication across a fragmented healthcare system.