Readmissions cost hospitals and insurance companies millions of dollars. Good hospital administration and case management can help keep readmissions down.
The article, “Top 4 Big Data Analytics Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmissions” by Jessica Kent looks at four big data analytic strategies to help reduce admissions. The article states,
“Unplanned hospital readmissions are one of the costliest services in healthcare, with organizations shelling out billions each year on these frequently avoidable episodes.”
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As long as readmissions are high, the cost of healthcare will be high, so it is important to reduce readmissions for this financial purpose alone, but also for the overall health and recovery of the patient which can be lost in the game of cents and dollars
Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program to learn more and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.