CarePoint Health’s Readmission Reduction Program provides patients with the specialized tools and self-management skills they need to meet their health care needs and ensure continuity of care as they transition from the inpatient to the outpatient setting. This community outreach initiative allows patients to receive services in the home, increase quality of life and avoid hospital readmissions.

Target Diagnoses

  • AMI/Heart Attack
  • CHF/Heart Failure
  • COPD/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Pneumonia

Services Available

  • Medication education
  • Medication assistance programs
  • Blood pressure
  • Oxygen saturation
  • Prescriptions/refills
  • Coordinate durable medical equipment at home
  • Order laboratory/diagnostic tests
  • Draw blood in the home, if applicable
  • Fingerstick blood sugars
  • Stat oral medication in the home
  • Stat nebulizer treatments
  • Patient/family education
  • IV push meds at home (when applicable)
  • Coordinate follow-up appointments with your physician
  • Arrangement for transportation to your physician (if applicable)

Through the program, patients receive home visits and telephone follow-up calls. The program works in coordination with visiting nurse programs.

Contact information

  • Bayonne Medical Center29 East 29th Street
    Bayonne NJ 07002
    Phone: 201.858.6572
  • Christ Hospital176 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City NJ 07306
    Phone: 201.795.8200
  • Hoboken University Medical Center308 Willow Avenue
    Hoboken NJ 07030
    Phone: 201.418.1000