Josh D. Luke, PH.D., FACHE

Josh D. Luke, PH.D., FACHE
Founder, NRPC

Jim McAleer MPA

Jim McAleer MPA
Alzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter

Theresa Thomsen

Theresa Thomsen
Hoag Hospital

Leslie S. Zun, MD, MBA

Leslie S. Zun, MD, MBA
Mount Sinai Hospital & Chicago Medical School

Southern California Readmissions Update Summit 2014

Focus on Case Management
So Cal Case Managers Share What it Takes to be a Provider of Choice

Anaheim Business Expo Center
1960 South Anaheim Way 92805
Thursday October 16, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Topics include: Case Management, Behavioral Health, Home Health, Home Care, Palliative Care, Hospice, Pharmacy, SNF, IT/Tech and Assisted Living.


Welcome to the homepage for the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative and the California Readmission Prevention Collaborative. These volunteer collaboratives were created to unite industry leaders in sharing Best Practice Case Studies for hospitals, SNF's and other post acute providers. Please browse these "Best Practice" case studies to identify tools that may work at your facility. Many of the products, tools and services discussed in the case studies are available by clicking-through to the Resources section. Once you have put the Best Practices and industry-leading tools to work in your facility, we encourage you to submit your facility's success story as well! Thanks for visiting.

National Advisory Panel

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Las Vegas 2015

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January 16, 2015
Palace Station Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

First 100 to register receive free copy of readmissions book

Bonus Workshop on 1/15 with Eric Coleman and Josh Luke limited to 100 attendees - includes free readmissions book

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San Diego 2015

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February 05, 2014
Scottish Rite Center in San Diego, California

First 100 to register receive free copy of readmissions book

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Phoenix 2015

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February 19, 2014
Mesa Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona

First 100 to register receive free copy of readmissions book

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Readmission Data


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Last Month's Poll Results

Do you know what MSPB stands for?

Yes - 63.6%

No - 26.4%

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Featured Case Study
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
  • So Cal Readmission Update
    Anaheim, October 16, 2014
  • Hospital CXO Conference
    Las Vegas, Nevada October 19, 201​4
  • World Congress on ACO Alignment
    Alexandria, Virginia October 29-30, 2014
  • Latin Hospital CXO
    Panama City, Panama November 21-22, 2014
  • Health Insurance Engagement & Analytics Summit
    Chicago, Illinois December 4-5, 2014
Solution Provider of the Month

Thank you to the more than 400 that attended the Northern California Readmissions Summit, September 12, 2014 in South San Francisco California!

Special thanks to Sutter Health for serving as the Educational Underwriter for the Northern Cal Readmissions Summit!

Sutter Health


Congratulations to Gavin Ward of 24Hr HomeCare for successfully completing the Fellow in Readmission Prevention Program!

Congratulations to Premier Home Infusion for meeting all the requirements to become a Certified Readmission Prevention Partner -- the stamp of approval for providers committed to preventing unnecessary readmissions!

Chuck Bongiovanni, CEO of Care Patrol Franchise Systems' presentation on Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary was the talk of the Summit. Bongiovanni's White Paper on MSPB and the newly launched Community Integration Model was the talk of the Summit. MSPB, "the new readmissions penalty," launches on October 1, 2014.

Eric Coleman, designer of Coleman Transitions Intervention; Eric Heil, CEO of Rightcare Solutions; and ​​​Josh Luke​,​​​ hospital CEO and Founder​ of the ​National Readmission Prevention Collaborative​, ​discuss MSPB (Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary), risk assessment and caretaker tools at the Northern California Readmissions Summit, September 12, 2014 in San Francisco.

Jennifer Pearce of Sutter Care at Home presented one of the hottest topics of the day,patient literacy. Sutter Health served as the educational underwriter for the event.

Glenna Yaroch of Home Instead opened up the Northern California Readmissons Summit by presenting a Best Practice case study on preventing readmissions through coordinated home care services.

Loren Shook, CEO of Silverado Senior Living and Author of The Silverado Story, was one of the most well-received speakers at the Northern California Readmissions Summit, Friday, September 12, 2014 in San Francisco.

We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of our collaboratives.

Ensocare Envision Healthcare RightCare Vitaphone
Barlow COMS Interactive Iverson Genetics Life Care Centers of America
Nexus Connected Healthcare Sunnyside Nursing Center Vree Health Windsor
ChekMeds Diagnostic Laboratory Generations Healthcare Senior Housing Forum
Home Instead Liberty Ambulance Care patrol Plum South Branch
Silverado Senior Living Servarus Vantari Skilled Wound Care
ResCare Cambrian Homecare Propeller Health 24 Hr Home Care
Alta Home Care American Healthtech Hallmark Rehab Attentive Home Care
Belmont Senior Living Alzheimers Family Services Center Poiesis Medical Life House
PA House Calls Boehringer Ingelheim Sun Mar Cubist Pharmaceuticals

Click here to learn more about our Founder, Josh Luke