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It's no secret, but re-admissions are one of the single most costly problems a hospital can run into, and much of the time, they're preventable!
The discharge process is absolutely vital in preventing needless re-admissions. The more comfortable a patient is with the road ahead, and the more detail they have on their treatment, the more likely they are to have a successful recovery.
When a healthcare facility is processing dozens - or hundreds - of discharged patients a day, it's easy to forget what a traumatic experience it can be for each individual patient. This is especially important when it comes to discharge because once the patient leaves the hospital they become responsible for following a specific discharge plan that will ensure their return to health.