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April 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p48
The article focuses on reduced hospital readmissions for congestive heart failure (CHF) at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, California. Launching a discharge outreach program in November 2007 resulted to a reduced readmission rate for CHF patients by 50 percent at the hospital. Aside from this, the hospital implemented Ideal Life's Bluetooth-enabled wireless remote health monitoring system to keep track of patients' weight.


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