7-Day Follow-up Conversation Guides

With the help of patient advisors and participating sites, I-MPACT has developed two conversation guides to help improve scheduling rates of 7-day follow-up appointments with patients after discharge from a hospital or skilled nursing facility.

Patient Conversation Guides

Improving 7-day Follow-up Appointments

Patient Conversation Guide - English

Patient Conversation Guide - Spanish

To be shared with patients while having discussions about the importance of following up with their doctor after leaving a hospital or nursing home.

  • Downloadable PDF format that can be printed for patients to take home.
  • Provides space to put contact information for someone the patient can call if they have questions post-discharge.
  • Space for organizations to add their own logo if desired.




Provider Conversation Guide

Provider Conversation Guide
To be shared with staff who will be having transitions of care conversations with patients.
  • Includes tips from patients about things to keep in mind when talking with them about follow-up appointments.
  • Key areas to cover during the conversation.
  • Downloadable PDF format.