There are inconsistencies in treating inpatients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP) and providing adequate post
discharge follow-up contributing to significant hospital readmission rates and increased health care costs. Our null hypothesis for this study was that the use of a pneumonia care pathway will have a significant effect on hospital readmission rates.
Recommended CitationKelly, MSN, RN, PCCN, Maribeth; Malloy, MHA, RRT, Raymond; and Glynn, BS, RRT, Brian, "Pneumonia Pathway Effects on Hospital Readmission Rates" (2013). Department of Nursing papers and presentations. Paper 10.