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How Cedars-Sinai Made SNFs its Readmissions Reduction Partner

by Tana Phelps on Mar 4, 2015

Approximately 20% of Medicare discharges from acute care hospitals are referred to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), making coordination protocals with SNFs and other post-acute providers an imperative to avoid readmissions and lower total cost of care.

To improve care team collaboration and transitions of care for SNF-bound patients, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center founded the Enhanced Care Program. View the full article.

Meet the Author

Tana Phelps is senior interactive marketing specialist at CQuence Health Group in Omaha, Neb. Passionate about health care, her marketing experience includes work in diagnostic imaging, concierge medicine, telehealth and cardiology. Tana is a published author, most recently featured in Midwest Medical Edition magazine. She is a member of Nebraska Healthcare Marketers and Public Relations Society of America, and studied journalism, marketing and advertising at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

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