Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge)  

Our Team

Michael Paasche-Orlow, M.D., M.P.H.


Dr. Paasche-Orlow is an Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine. Health Literacy is the central focus of Dr. Paasche-Orlow’s research career.  Besides research relating to rehospitalization, Dr. Paasche-Orlow has worked on health literacy interventions for patients with diabetes mellitus and asthma, has examined the role of health literacy in medication adherence, mental health, informed consent, and end-of-life decision-making, and is currently involved in an intervention to promote exercise in the elderly. 

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Funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.