Pa. hospital's high-risk care teams help reduce readmissions

08/14/2014 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Allegheny Valley Hospital near Pittsburgh cuts its readmission rate from 19.2% in 2012 to 11.8% this year using high-risk care teams that visit patients at home. The teams usually include nurses, social workers and paramedics and compile daily reviews of discharged patients to determine which ones might benefit from a visit.

View Full Article in:

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ
Project Manager RA - 15000003MD
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN