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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Welcome to the Partnership for Patients

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Goals of the partnership

40% reduction in hospital acquired conditions and a 20% reduction in hospital readmissions compared to 2010.

Participants aim to reach these goals nationwide within 3 years.

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Hospital Engagement Networks

26 organizations are working with over 3,700 hospitals across the country.

Is your hospital one of them?

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Community -Based Care Transitions Program

82 organizations are currently participating in this program that strives to improve care transitions from the hospital to other settings.

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Patient & Family Engagement

The relationship between health care professionals and their patients and families is critically important to the Partnership.