Better Coordination of Care Reduces Readmissions

Lattimer, Cheri
March 2009
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2009, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p43
In this article, the author discusses the significance of better coordination of care for reduced rate of readmission in the U.S. She noted that the feature articles focuses on studies that examine the causes and costs of avoidable rehospitalizations. She commented that the authors were not able to define the emotional frustration and dissatisfaction that patients experience with a poor transition.


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