Coordinating Safe Discharges with Dr. Mitchell
In this lecture, Dr. Mitchell discusses the process of discharge and the surprising complexities that surround getting a patient home safely and with information that they and their primary care physician can understand. She addresses the overall Medicare re-admission statistics in the US and ways that systems based medicine projects could be undertaken to improve patient care.
Dr. Charlene Mitchell, M.D., MSPH, FACP
Dr. Mitchell is an Associate Professor of the University of Louisville with a dual appointment in internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She trained at University of Illinois and University of Louisville. She is one of the teaching faculty for the internal medicine inpatient service at University of Louisville Hospital.