TITLE

More Volume, Not More Staff

AUTHOR(S)
VAUGHAN, CARRIE
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48968482

 

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