Presentation on theme: "Care Coordination Program for Heart Failure Susan Levine RN Director Clinical Resource Management Carolyn Timmons BSN,RN Lead Clinical Care Coordinator."— Presentation transcript:
Care Coordination Program for Heart Failure Susan Levine RN Director Clinical Resource Management Carolyn Timmons BSN,RN Lead Clinical Care Coordinator
Memorial Hospital Pembroke is a full-service, fully accredited hospital. From emergency, medical and surgical care to innovative outpatient services, home health and educational programs, patients benefit from a full continuum of care.
Goal Decrease the Heart Failure 30 day readmission rate and associated costs. Improve patient outcomes by providing disease specific education and safe transition of care from hospital to next level of care.
The Road Led Us To… Executive level approval Identify Clinical Department Leader Identify Lead Clinical Care Coordinator Identify multidisciplinary team Identify Physician Champion Create educational material
The Road Led Us To… Set implementation date for inpatient program Coordinate with Nursing Educate all staff Train Clinical Care Coordinator on database Introduce program to Physicians Letter Physician dining room slide show Poster board Face to face presentation
The Road So Far…. Implemented the Care Coordination Program for Heart Failure January 2010. Enrolled 127 patients into program Jan-May 2010 250 hours of one to one education 60 interdisciplinary inpatient education classes 45 hours post hospitalization telephonic follow-up
Decreased the 30 day re-admission rate from 1 st Qtr 2008 to 1 st Qtr 2010 by 63% Quarterly Heart Failure Readmission Rate 12.9% 9.1% 4.8% (MHP to MHS)
The Road Leads To… Reduced readmissions Improved quality of care Improved quality of life
PATIENT FIRST Provide the Right Care, at the Right Time, for the Right Reason
QUESTIONS ? Contact Information Susan Levine RN Director of Clinical Resource Management email@example.com Carolyn Timmons BSN, RN Clinical Care Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org