Using Lean Six Sigma to Prevent Avoidable Readmissions

Venue: Boston

Location: Boston, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 21, 2012
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Avoidable readmissions cost Medicare, the federal health plan for the elderly and disabled, an estimated $17 billion per year. One of the largest areas against which hospitals are being measured is preventing avoidable readmissions. Hear how Lean, Six Sigma and other process improvement technologies can be deployed to prevent avoidable readmissions.