Great article on lowering readmission. Readmission is a huge problem for many institutions. It is not only financially good but also poor for overall patient health.
The article, “Patient Engagement Strategies That Prevent Hospital Readmission” by Sarah Heath looks at how better patient engagement can lower readmission. She states,
“Hospital readmission is a key metric in the value-based care landscape, with many programs looking for organizations to lower their readmission rates in an effort to cut healthcare costs. Using strong patient engagement strategies, organizations can move the needle on hospital readmission rates.”
Good article on three disruptive forces within healthcare to look for in 2018.
The article, “3 Disruptive Solutions For U.S. Healthcare: CareMore, Forward, Health City” by Robert Pearl states
“American healthcare needs a hero. Among other wealthy countries, it ranks dead last in clinical outcomes yet costs more than $3 trillion a year. By comparison, Europe spends $1.8 trillionannually on healthcare for a population nearly twice the size.”