SNF Nurse Practitioner-Led Medication Reconciliation Reduces Hospital Readmissions By 29.7%

Article November 7, 2019

Nurse practitioner-led medication reconciliation of those being admitted to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) reduced hospital readmissions within 30 days by about 29.7%. The hospital readmission rate was 19.2% prior to nurse practitioner-led medication reconciliation, and 13.5% following the reconciliation efforts. The national average hospital readmission rate is 21.1%. SNFs are penalized for hospital readmissions…

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