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Best Practices in Navigating Care Transitions with Preferred SNF and Home Health Providers to Reduce Readmissions

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"Award Winning Readmission Prevention Protocols: Navigating Care Transitions with Preferred SNF and Home Health Providers" is a new 45-minute webinar from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
2013-12-10 17:36:39 - A January 8, 2014 webinar will go inside Torrance Memorial Health System's award-winning readmission prevention program.

SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, December 9, 2013 --- The use of an inpatient care navigator and collaboration with preferred skilled nursing facilities and home health providers have helped to designate Torrance Memorial Health System's readmission prevention efforts a Program of Excellence for innovation and community impact.

A January 8, 2014 webinar by the Healthcare Intelligence Network will examine the protocols, processes, strategies and results from Total Wellness, Torrance's readmission prevention program.

Learn more about readmission prevention protocols with SNFs and home health at:


* Scheduled Speaker: Josh Luke, Ph.D., FACHE, vice president, post-acute services at Torrance Memorial Health System and founder of the California Readmission Prevention Collaborative and the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative.

* Conference

Focus: How to develop a transitional care program with an integrated post-acute network; how to honor patient choice when developing an integrated post-acute network of preferred providers; the role of a post-acute clinic in reducing readmissions; and protocols, processes and strategies in developing an effective partnership with skilled nursing facilities (SNF) to reduce readmissions.
Ample time for Q&A will be provided.

* Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on January 8, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available January 10, 2014; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available January 29, 2014. Participants may add an on-demand, DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.

Learn more about readmission prevention protocols with SNFs and home health at:


"Torrance Memorial Health System's award-winning readmission prevention efforts are so successful because they involve all providers in care coordination and emphasize constant communication among all practitioners that touch the patient. In particular, the preferred SNF network and home health touch point extend the care continuum to the post-acute environment and the patient's home."

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

About the Healthcare Intelligence Network --- HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail, or visit

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