New Jersey Health Initiatives - A Better State of Health
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program
Implementing systems to manage transitions in care and reduce hospital readmissions.
2011
Underwood-Memorial Hospital
Closed
Implementing systems to manage transitions in care and reduce hospital readmissions.
Underwood-Memorial Hospital
2011
Closed
Grant Award Amount
$300,000

Underwood-Memorial Hospital will assemble and integrate several of the best practices in the country in the area of medication access, adherence to prescribed therapy and patient education, and is designed to improve patient outcomes by preventing avoidable hospital readmissions and post-discharge adverse events, and reducing duplication of services and resources.  The target population is patients from Gloucester, Camden and Salem Counties age 65 and over with multiple chronic conditions who are readmitted within 30 days and/or have been admitted to UMH six times or greater in the past 12 months.

Project
Community Hospital-Based Integrated Delivery System, Centered Around Patient Transition of Care
Topics
Grant Recipient
Key Contact

Barbara Roehl
Medical Director, Acute Care of Elders Unit & Geriatric Initiatives
(856) 853-2533

Counties Served
View All: NJHI: 2011: Transitions in Care