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Care Transitions from Hospital to Home: IDEAL Discharge Planning

Purpose

Discharge from hospital to home requires the successful transfer of information from clinicians to the patient and family to reduce adverse events and prevent readmissions. Engaging patients and families in the discharge planning process helps make this transition in care safe and effective. Care Transitions From Hospital to Home: IDEAL Discharge Planning highlights the key elements of engaging the patient and family in discharge planning. 

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Rationale for the IDEAL Discharge Planning Strategy
  • Implementing the IDEAL Discharge Planning Strategy
  • Case Study on IDEAL Discharge Planning
  • References

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Publication Date: 
2013
Videos: 

CUSP: IDEAL Discharge