Hospital system takes aim at uninsured patient readmissions

11/14/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston found uninsured patients resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in uncompensated care and had high readmission rates, so officials created a master plan to provide better care for at-risk patients. Hospitals use patient risk stratification software combined with case management for post-discharge follow-up and also focus on medication compliance and patients who need durable medical equipment.

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