Management Strategies to Reduce Psychiatric Readmissions
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Mental Health Treatment
Technical brief describes and compares four core management strategies to reduce psychiatric readmissions—length of stay for inpatient care, transition support services, short-term alternatives to psychiatric rehospitalization, and long-term approaches for reducing psychiatric rehospitalization—for patients at high risk of psychiatric readmission.