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Monroe County Hospital Achieving Outcomes

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Examines the gains made by Monroe County Hospital (MCH), located in Monroeville, Alabama, as part of the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project. During the project, the 35-bed prospective payment system (PPS) hospital focused on improving patient education and transitions of care, integrating pharmacists, implementing bedside reporting, and reducing readmission rates. The changes have resulted in improved community engagement and prepared MCH for value-based purchasing.
Date
04/2017
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Resource Center
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Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Alabama