Utah Diabetes Telehealth October 16, 2013 Pre-Test

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Welcome to the Utah Diabetes Telehealth Program! This pre-test will take just a few minutes to complete. Your responses are confidential and will help us improve these trainings. Your participation in this survey also allows us to provide you with a FREE certificate of your participation in this continuing education program, if requested. To receive your credits, please complete the pre-test prior to viewing the Telehealth program and the post-test at the completion of the program. You will need a four digit code given during the presentation to complete your post test. For more information, visit http://health.utah.gov/diabetes/telehealth/telehealth.html
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1. Identification number to match pre- and post-test results. Results will be kept confidential.
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2. Up to 20% of all Medicare patients discharged from a hospital will be readmitted within 30 days.
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3. The first 7 days after a hospital discharge is the time for greatest risk for a patient to readmitted to the hospital
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4. Metabolic disorder (diabetes) is one of the greatest risk for a hospital readmission.
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5. A patient must be seen in their Primary Care Providers office within two days after a hospital discharge in order for the provider to receive enhanced payment designed to support transitions of care services
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6. What is a transition of care.