Chapter Review 11-10d Case Study
In monitoring for various complications at XYZ RehabilitationHospital, health information manager Mary Moore discovers that, inmany instances, patients with deep vein thrombosis or pressuresores are being admitted to the hospital with those conditions.Because rehabilitation cannot proceed until these medicalconditions are resolved, these patients may be discharged fromrehabilitation to another type of care after a short stay, andlater readmitted to rehabilitation. Or these conditions may prolongthe patient’s length of stay in the rehabilitation facility. Maryplans to report these findings to the quality improvementcommittee.
Read the case study in this chapter and answer the followingadditional question in two to three sentences.
1. What role might the multidisciplinary team play in improving thesituation?