Grant Name:

IHI Implementation of Heart Failure Discharge Planning Collaborative

  • Date Awarded:
    Aug 2008
     
  • Amount:
    $285,819
     
  • Term:
    25 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF1897
     
  • Funding Area:
    Patient Care
     
 
 

To assist up to four Bay Area adult acute care hospitals to optimize their discharge planning processes for elderly Heart Failure patients in the "Heart Failure Discharge Planning Collaborative Program." Providing better coordination and higher quality of care during hospitalization and at discharge will improve patient outcomes as measured by lower rates of hospital readmission for elderly Heart Failure patients.

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