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Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

High-risk children suffering from chronic diseases who received comprehensive care at a special clinic at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) experienced dramatic reductions in both serious illnesses and hospital costs, according to a study recently … finish reading Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

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3 Components of Ochsner’s Automated ED Discharge Follow-Up Program

Prior to automating its emergency department discharge follow-up, Ochsner Health System emergency rooms conducted follow-up in different ways, explains Mark Green, system AVP of transition management at Ochsner Health System. In this case study, he demonstrates how streamlining the process … finish reading 3 Components of Ochsner’s Automated ED Discharge Follow-Up Program

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