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4 Strategies to Reduce Readmissions, Cost of Medically Complex

Targeting frail elderly patients at high risk of preventable healthcare utilization, and providing them with telephonic case management support at two critical transitions — after they’ve been admitted to the hospital, and after they’ve been discharged from home visits — … finish reading 4 Strategies to Reduce Readmissions, Cost of Medically Complex

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Telemedicine Reduces Pediatric Medication Errors in Rural EDs

Telemedicine consultations with pediatric specialists can improve the quality of care and reduce the number of drug errors in rural settings, according to a study from UC Davis Medical Center. Rural physicians face distinct disadvantages when providing critical care for … finish reading Telemedicine Reduces Pediatric Medication Errors in Rural EDs

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Geisinger Remote Monitoring Program Reduces 30-Day Readmissions

A new remote monitoring tool from AMC Health has enabled Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) to reduce 30-day readmissions by 44 percent, and increase case manager efficiency in monitoring patients transitioning from hospital to home. The Geisinger Monitoring Program (GMP) interactive … finish reading Geisinger Remote Monitoring Program Reduces 30-Day Readmissions

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