The Right Care

Scott, Mike
November 2005
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2005, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p25
Trade Publication
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.


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