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Study offers new insight on readmissions prevention

Case Management Insider, September 8, 2015

Want to reduce readmissions? Focus your attention on patients with specific risk factors, such as those with heart or lung diseases, those who’ve been in and out of the hospital frequently, those discharged on a Friday, and those with a long length of stay, says a new study in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

Study authors say these factors often lead to a higher rate of readmissions. Click here to read the study.

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