Improved patient engagement post-discharge, through remote education, monitoring, and intervention, increases adherence rates and decreases readmission rates1.
Research indicates that: 60% of heart failure patients will be readmitted within a year of discharge, half of them within the first month. Rates spike when the patient is not a native speaker of the hegemonic language1.
Medication adherence reduces readmission rates by nearly 40% 2. However, over 80% of discharged patients exhibit adherence problems, even if they were personally educated on their medication regimen by medical staff 3