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Reducing Re-admissions

Reducing Re-admissions

Reducing Re-admissions. Hospitalizations account for nearly one-third of the total $2 trillion spent on health care in the United States. In the majority of cases, hospitalization is necessary and appropriate. However, a substantial fraction of all hospitalizations are patients returning to the hospital soon after their previous stay. These re-hospitalizations are costly, potentially harmful, and […]

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Visiting Doctors

Visiting Doctors

Visiting Doctors A long time ago, instead of you going to see the doctor, the doctor would come to see you. Instead of sitting in a waiting room with cheesy music, old magazines, and long waits, you stayed in your own bed, and the doctor rang your doorbell. In our modern era of rushed doctor’s […]

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Centers for medicare

Centers for medicare

While everyone is looking to cut billions form out national health care bill, many, include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) believe billions may be saved simply by improving hospital discharges so that patients do not return. To put this idea to the test, CMS has implemented measures to pay hospitals with high 30 […]