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Cultivating a reliable patient transitions program

November 27, 2018
3:00-4:00 EST

Patient safety is a high priority, yet reducing hospital readmissions continues to be a struggle for organizations.  Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension and as Kansas’ largest provider of health services, successfully redesigned care delivery to patients during the hospital post-discharge transition—realizing a $1.6 Million cost avoidance, reducing readmissions by 93%, and identifying 3,200 patients needing additional follow-up post-discharge during their first year of creating transitional care clinics.  This session guides you through their journey and how they identify their patients needing additional support that has led to success.


  • Describe how care transition processes can be redesigned to reduce readmissions
  • Identify how transitional care clinics can improve patient outcomes

Joint Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, The Governance Institute, a service of National Research Corporation, is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Governance Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Approved
The Governance Institute is authorized to award (1 credit) hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward initial advancement, or recertification, of FACHE. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education Credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants should log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

Continuing Professional Education
The Governance Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its  web site.
Program level: Overview • No advanced preparation required.
Field of Study: Business Management and Organization.
Instructional level: Group Live
Maximum potential CPE credits: 1