Why Care Management Avoids Hospital Return Trips
February 7, 2017
Tips for staying out of the hospital after you leave.
Nearly two million Medicare beneficiaries are re-admitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge every year and that costs $17.5 billion dollars in hospital bills. So what can we do to aim for fewer hospital u-turns? We’ll be talking about how care management with Selective Medical Services, an emerging new concept, is empowering patients and their families to coordinate care with their healthcare team and avoid future return trips to the hospital.
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The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."