Print Blog: Communicate, Motivate, Educate, Enhance, Celebrate, Animate, and Promote with Print and Promotional Products

The 5 Most Important Ways A Discharge Folder Can Improve Your Discharge Process Immediately

Posted by Chris Higgins on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 06:00 AM


One of the most common questions floating around the healthcare community today is "how can we create a better discharge process?"

Recent government studies have revealed numerous patient problems and huge costs associated with unplanned admissions after discharge.  Collectively these issues are costing hospitals tens of billions per year, and adversely impacting patient outcomes.  Accordingly, the government is placing far more emphasis on discharge procedures and patient post-care.

Read More

Topics: hospital discharge folders, hospital readmissions, custom discharge folder

How A Discharge Folder Combats Rising Re-admission Penalties

Posted by Chris Higgins on Wed, Feb 18, 2015 @ 06:00 AM

The costs and penalties associated with unplanned re-admissions are becoming a serious problem for too many hospitals.  Studies undertaken by the Government have come back with grim results:  Collectively, Medicare loses roughly $26 billion per year due to preventable re-admissions, with some specific disorders reaching readmission rates of 20-25% or higher.

Read More

Topics: discharge folders, hospital discharge folders, hospital readmissions, HCAHPS scores

3 Clear Benefits Discharge Folders Provide Hospitals

Posted by Chris Higgins on Wed, Jan 28, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Hospitals today are facing more competition than ever before, especially private organizations that need to remain directly profitable. Patient satisfaction and long-term outcomes are becoming big determinants of a hospitals success, especially now that HCAHPS surveys are becoming so critical for securing funding.

Read More

Topics: custom discharge folders, hospital readmissions, HCAHPS scores