Drowning in Readmits? Respiratory Navigation, A Breath of Fresh Air

 Published: March 25, 2020

By: Addie Schiefer


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In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Consuela Wiley, RRT, discusses her experience with lowering the number of readmits. She explains the system used at Central Health and how they have been able to work as a team and cut costs for the hospital.

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Wiley explains how her team, filled with different specialists, made a difference in the readmits at their facility. She goes on to discuss how working together as a team with the same goal can make a massive difference in patient care. This helped her and her team reduce millions of dollars in extra costs to zero.

Big Ideas Theater 2019 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2019 in New Orleans, LA. Congress speaker and lecturers shared their expertise and insights during these brief interviews.

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Addie Schiefer

Addie Schiefer is the Content Manager for the AARC where she creates engaging content for the association via the AARC website, newsletters, and social media. Connect with her about potential stories by email, AARConnect, or LinkedIn. When she’s not working, you can find her listening to a true crime podcast, traveling to new places with her husband, hanging out with her dog JoJo, or browsing the aisles of the nearest Target.

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