Ketchikan General Hospital Home Health Agency
Measure: Percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital

Time Period Ending:  12/31/2012

Rate: 16%

What We Are Doing:

The Ketchikan General Hospital Home Health team works closely with patients, caregivers and physicians to identify and address problems/issues before they worsen and to educate patients and caregivers when to call Home Health on-call RN and/or go to the hospital for care.  A Risk Assessment for "Readmission to the Hospital" is done upon SOC.  Care interventions are implemented if patient is found to be at high risk.

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