The discharge companion pilot program

Jennifer Bingham, Patrick Campbell, Sandra Leal, Ann M. Taylor, Kate Schussel, Terri Warholak

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Abstract

“Quality Improvement Success Stories” are published by the American Diabetes Association in collaboration with the American College of Physicians, Inc., and the National Diabetes Education Program. This series is intended to highlight best practices and strategies from programs and clinics that have successfully improved the quality of care for people with diabetes or related conditions. Each article in the series is reviewed and follows a standard format developed by the editors of Clinical Diabetes. The following article describes a pilot project aimed at improving overall quality of care and reducing readmissions for patients discharged from a community hospital in Arizona.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-201
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Diabetes
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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    Bingham, J., Campbell, P., Leal, S., Taylor, A. M., Schussel, K., & Warholak, T. (2018). The discharge companion pilot program. Clinical Diabetes, 36(2), 198-201. https://doi.org/10.2337/cd17-0106