TITLE

Data-driven: Statistical analysis could help curb hospitalizations

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Melanie
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the healthcare market in the area of Long Island, Northern New Jersey and New York in 2011. It says that New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. is testing whether careful intervention and statistical analysis can cut spending for patients most likely to return to the hospital repeatedly. According to the author, case managers and social workers have been deployed to coordinate services and medical care for patients at high risk of frequent admissions.
ACCESSION #
63542345

 

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