Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge)  


The new resource titled Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions (
Medicaid readmission reduction efforts. It helps identify readmission risks, transitional care needs, and adapt best practices from proven strategies like AHRQ’s Re-Engineered Discharge, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s State Action on Avoidable Readmissions, and the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Better Outcomes for Older Adults Safe Transitions to serve the transitional care requirements of Medicaid patients. Hospitals at different stages of readmission reduction work can benefit from implementing this guide.

AHRQ Innovations Exchange

Patient Safety Tools: Improving Safety at the Point of Care (Program Brief, PDF - 226 KB)

Improving Quality and Patient Safety through Value-Driven Health Care

Video Presentation. Presented by Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Project RED is referenced at minute 17:00.

Boston Medical Center (

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (

AHRQ Patient Safety E-Newsletter, Issue #34

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (

National Institutes of Health (NIH) (

National Quality Forum (

NQF Safe Practices (PDF - 898 KB)

Northeastern College of Computer and Information Science

RI Quality Partner’s Safe Transitions Project (




© 2014 Project RED
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.