Data-driven: Statistical analysis could help curb hospitalizations

Evans, Melanie
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p6
Trade Publication
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.


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