MEDICARE READMISSIONS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM PRECONFERENCE READINGS
Consider the following questions in conjunction with completion of the pre-course readings:
- What is your organization's performance with respect to hospital readmissions? How does it compare with national and state benchmarks?
- Have you considered the potential financial impact of alternatives being discussed for Medicare readmissions (payment bundling, penalties)?
- Are you aware of innovations that could materially improve readmissions performance? Are you aware of technologies that either drive or support those innovations?
- How does your organization approach identifying and selecting technologies for specific business performance issues?
- What processes does your organization use to (a) successfully test innovations and technologies and (b) broadly diffuse them?