1. Discuss the concepts of "safety across the board" and "hospitals without walls".
2. Describe how effective collaboration with community partners can improve care transitions and reduce hospital 30-day readmissions rates.
Avera St. Luke's Hospital and vhatv Innovation in Education present a Live CEU Webcast: Partnership for Patients Education Series "Reducing Hospital Readmissions through Collaboration with Community Partners, Part 2".
Program Overview: Based on the overwhelming viewership and feedback from our April program, VHA's Partnership for Patients Education Series will continue to discuss effect hospital and community partnerships that reduce readmissions, adding a focus on vulnerable populations. This is a critical issue and a main area of focus for the federal Partnership for Patients (PIP) campaign. Join us on May 15 and hear Dr. Knitasha Washington, patient advocate and advisor to the PIP campaign, discuss the concepts of "safety across the board" and "hospitals without walls" and how these concepts can improve outcomes ad health equality within the quality domain. Dr. Washington is credited for being the though t leader that forged a pathway to consider health disparities among vulnerable populations a strategic imperative in the nation's fight to achieve improvement in quality and patient safety.