Project Details

Integrated Discharge Planning

Project Status: complete

HSDA: Northern Interior

Community: Fort St. James

Physician Lead: Van Zyl, Marile

Aim Statement / Goal

Decrease 30-day readmission rates to 9% and decrease 72hr readmission to ER (% TBD) for all patients over 65yrs and those with 2+ chronic diseases at the Stuart Lake Hospital.


Change ideas will focus on implementing new or improving existing 1) discharge planning processes 2) communication processes between acute care, primary care, community care, and patients/family 3) ensuring patients are educated/informed.

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