Report: Fla. hospitals cut readmissions, save $25 million

08/15/2013 | WFTV-TV (Orlando, Fla.)

Data from the Florida Hospital Association show hospitals in the state have prevented 1,500 readmissions and saved $25 million over two years. The state had some of the worst health outcomes and highest costs five years ago but quality improvement initiatives have led to a 14.5% reduction in surgical complications, a 41% drop in blood stream infections and a 37% decrease in urinary tract infections.

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