Our pillow or yours? Rice Memorial Hospital project takes aim at reducing avoidable readmissions

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By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Friday, July 12, 2013 —WILLMAR — Pillows — lots of them — play a starring role in a new video by Rice Memorial Hospital about the hospital’s efforts to reduce preventable readmissions.

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The message: For every night patients can spend at home in their own bed, it’s one less night with a hospital pillow. For the past two years, Rice has been part of a Minnesota Hospital Association collaborative project known as RARE, or Reducing Avoidable Readmission Events, aimed at lowering the rate at which patients end up back in the hospital after going home.

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