Follow-up Care at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Published on February 24, 2021

Follow-up Care at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Patients can experience gaps in their health care and in communication between their providers after leaving an inpatient facility. There are several ways that hospitals can improve patient follow-up care and communication. These measures provide information about how well Bronson Battle Creek Hospital coordinates medical care and supports patients as they move from one medical setting to another.

Follow-up Care

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Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Average

Patients discharged from an inpatient psychiatric facility who received (or whose caregiver received) a complete record of inpatient psychiatric care and plans for follow-up.

Higher percentages are better

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

61% 68%

Patients whose follow-up care provider received a complete record of their inpatient psychiatric care and plans for follow-up within 24 hours of discharge.

Higher percentages are better

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

56% 59%

Patients discharged from an inpatient psychiatric facility on two or more antipsychotic medications (medications to prevent individuals from experiencing hallucinations, delusions, extreme mood swings, or other issues), and whose multiple prescriptions were clinically appropriate.

Higher percentages are better

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

12.00% 65.00%

Patients hospitalized for mental illness who received follow-up care from an outpatient mental healthcare provider within 30 days of discharge.

Higher percentages are better

7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

68.8% 49.4%

Patients hospitalized for mental illness who received follow-up care from an outpatient mental healthcare provider within 7 days of discharge.

Higher percentages are better

7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

41.3% 27.7%

Patients admitted to an inpatient psychiatric facility for major depressive disorder (MDD), schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder who filled at least one prescription between the 2 days before they were discharged and 30 days after they were discharged from the facility.

Higher percentages are better

7/1/2017 - 6/30/2019

75.3% 74.1%

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on February 24, 2021

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