DepartmentsAvoiding Nursing Home to Hospital Transfers Rethinking AvoidabilityVogelsmeier, Amy PhD, RN, FAAN; Popejoy, Lori PhD, RN, FAAN; Kist, Shari PhD, RN; Harrell, Riley BS, MPH (c); Alexander, Greg PhD, RN, FAAN; Rantz, Marilyn PhD, RN, FAANAuthor Information Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia. Correspondence: Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN, FAAN, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 (firstname.lastname@example.org). This project is supported by grant number 1E1CMS331080 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Innovations Center and Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (http://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/rahnfr/), which is focused on improving care and outcomes for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees residing in nursing facilities. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the CMS.The authors acknowledge the gracious participation of 16 nursing homes in the St Louis area, their staff, the APRNs, and other staff of the MOQI Initiative. Without everyone's support and hard work, the advances in this Initiative would not be possible. Journal of Nursing Care Quality: July/September 2019 - Volume 34 - Issue 3 - p 189-193 doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000409 Buy Metrics © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.