TITLE

The Right Care

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Mike
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2005, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the cost savings being gained by Texas hospitals through referral of nonemergency patients to local clinics. Nonclinical community health workers of Christus Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi are trained to develop rapport with low-income and uninsured patients for their effort to save costs. A statement was issued Diana Resnik, vice president of community care of Seton Healthcare Network in Austin, on their task to identify frequent patients and referring them to the clinics.
ACCESSION #
19197078

 

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