We are excited to introduce the new VCSQI VHHA Readmission Risk Calculator, a significant advancement in personalized patient care for those undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG). This tool, developed through a collaboration between the Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Association (VHHA) and the Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative (VCSQI), is designed to accurately predict the likelihood of hospital readmission by integrating medical, organizational, and economic factors.
What This Means for You
As healthcare professionals, you now have access to a revolutionary tool that helps in making informed decisions and tailoring postoperative care plans. This calculator evaluates various patient-related variables, providing a quantified risk score of readmission.
We Need Your Feedback
Your experience with this tool is vital for its success and continuous improvement. We encourage you to:
Use the Tool: Apply the calculator in your clinical setting.
Share Your Insights: Provide feedback on its usability, effectiveness, and any enhancements you believe could be made.
Spread the Word: Inform your colleagues about this new tool and encourage them to provide their feedback as well.
Together, We Can Improve Patient Care
By participating in this feedback process, you are contributing to the enhancement of patient care and postoperative outcomes. Your insights will play a crucial role in refining this tool, ensuring it meets the dynamic needs of healthcare providers and patients alike.
Thank you for your commitment to excellence in patient care and for participating in this important initiative. Your feedback is not just valuable; it is essential in shaping the future of cardiac care management.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Robert Lancey (Sentara), Andre Tolleris (VHHA), Eddie Fonner (VCSQI), and the entire readmissions workgroup for their invaluable contributions in developing the VCSQI VHHA Readmission Risk Calculator and related interventions. Their dedication and expertise have been instrumental in advancing patient care.
Please send feedback and comments to Sherri@VCSQI.org.