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Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, GCS, PhD
Jason Falvey is a post-doctoral fellow at Yale University. His research training focuses on disability and recovery for older adults after acute hospitalization, and how physical function contributes to hospital readmission risk. He received his PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus in 2018. He previously received a dual BS…Read full bio
Kyle Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS
Kyle J. Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS, is a board-certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (CCS). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from Pomona College in Claremont, CA and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Currently, he is a physical therapy…Read full bio
1. Overview and Implication of Hospital Readmissions
This chapter provides the background information and explanation of hospital readmissions, regulatory considerations, financial considerations, and general problems.
2. Readmission Metrics
This chapter is an overview of general readmissions metrics and Medicare target diagnoses.
3. Implications of Hospital Readmissions for Rehabilitation Professionals
This chapter describes the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program, current Medicare care bundling programs, and how rehabilitation plays a role.
4. Introduction to Care Transition Models
This chapter is a presentation of current proposed transition models and programs and includes identification of potential general roles and contributions from rehabilitation professions.