Business Health Reform Hospital Administration Policy & Law Public Health Stopping the Revolving Door of Avoidable Readmissions [VIDEO] by Linda Ringquist 3 min read The video below gives examples of what some hospitals are doing throughout the country to successfully reduce avoidable readmissions< The video below gives examples of what some hospitals are doing throughout the country to successfully reduce avoidable readmissions. Some of the highlights include: Bridging the gap between hospital and home Setting up follow-up appointments prior to discharge Following the patient through the post-discharge process Creating an interdisciplinary team Providing information discharge Enhancing patient education Recording discharge instructions so the patient has a copy when they return home Providing links to helpful videos on the hospital site Providing home visits to check on medication adherence, making sure the patient has a place to live and a support system, and making sure the patient is stable What are you doing to reduce avoidable readmissions? Have you discovered additional best practices? Have you tried different measures that didn’t work? Why didn’t they work?