American Hospital Association
Health Research & Educational Trust

Readmissions Whiteboard Video Series


Welcome to the HRET HIIN Readmissions whiteboard video series. The purpose of these whiteboard videos is to focus and align with the material in the HRET HIIN Preventable Readmissions change package and top ten checklist. The goal is to facilitate an improved understanding of best practices to test and implement, in order to support organizations’ efforts in reducing all cause 30-day readmissions by 12 percent by September 2018. The HRET HIIN encourages reviewing and utilizing all 11 videos in this series for strategies focused on the development and sustainability of readmissions reduction plans and programs.

All videos are with Dr. Amy Boutwell, SME on readmissions and range approximately 4 to 12 minutes long. Click the accordions below to view the videos. To access the YouTube video playlist of this series click here


Readmission Reductions Whiteboard Video Series Introduction

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Know Your Data in Order to Effectively Target Groups at a Higher Risk for Readmission

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Understand the Root Causes of Readmissions from a Human Perspective

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Improve Care Transitions for All Patients

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Developing a Customized Readmissions Plan

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Effectively Communicating with Patients and Their Caregivers

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Engaging the ED in Readmission Reduction Efforts

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Deliver Enhanced Services Based on Need

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Improving Care for High Utilizers

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Collaborating with Clinical and Non-clinical Community Providers and Services

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