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Hutchinson Health is a High Performer for the RARE Campaign

The Minnesota Hospital Association recognizes Hutchinson Health as a high performer in regard to Reducing Avoidable Re-Admissions (RARE) and preventing adverse skin events for our patients. This means you receive reliable, preventative care when you need it most.

The strides we have made to continuously advance health and safety outcomes for our patients and our community is something we are excited to share with you. Hutchinson Health was one of 86 hospitals who participated in the RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign.

How We Made This Happen!

Hutchinson Health provides amazing care through a team effort from ALL of our care givers. Here’s how we took action to reduce re-admissions and make these results possible:

Hutchinson Health Reduces Re-admissions

  • Increasing focus on safe medication management for complex diagnoses
  • Disease-specific educational programs and materials
  • Follow-up phone calls after discharge from the hospital
  • Improving communication and involvement of family and caregivers
  • Comprehensive discharge planning and instructions

Hutchinson Health Leads the Way in Prevention
Prevention is key! Hutchinson Health collaborates to prevent skin problems by:

  • Adding staff education and awareness
  • Improving patient and family education materials
  • Improving availability of advanced skin care supplies
  • Interdisciplinary team approach to Safe Skin care
  • Incorporation of new evidence-based care practices for maintaining healthy skin condition

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