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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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Patient Hand-off Tool Effective in Reducing Readmissions, Hospital Stay

A new tool to improve patient hand-offs has reduced readmissions by 50 percent and the time it takes to move a patient from the emergency department to an inpatient unit by 33 percent. Designed to combat data that shows an … finish reading Patient Hand-off Tool Effective in Reducing Readmissions, Hospital Stay

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