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The project I am working is improving the transition of care that focus on patient’s understanding of their medications. In this project, my job is to assess the patient’s understanding of their plan of care, medications, side effects, patient medication management system, and assess what they know about indicators that condition is worsening and how to respond. Studies have shown that medication errors are one of the main reasons for patients to be re-admitted after discharge. Ensuring that patient knows what’s the purpose, dose, frequency, and side effects prevent readmission, and saves health care costs. One way to evaluate whether my project made a difference in practice is to track the number of patients who experienced readmission within 30 days. Performance measurement is essential to track the progress, success, challenges, and lessons learn the organization had experienced (Bonner et al, 2010).

 
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