Hospital's transition program reduces readmissions, cuts costs

12/4/2012 | Wisconsin State Journal (Madison)

A transitional care program launched by the Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis., has reduced hospital readmissions by a third and saved hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a study published in Health Affairs. Nurses make weekly follow-up calls to discharged patients for four weeks as part of the program to help provide continued care until patients are able to visit with a primary care doctor.

View Full Article in:

Wisconsin State Journal (Madison)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Corporate Events
Aerospace Industries Association
Arlington, VA
Liaison Engineer
Aerospace Quality Research and Development
Columbus, OH
Press Secretary
Aerospace Industries Association
Arlington, VA
Executive Director
FreeState Legal Project
Baltimore, MD
Digital Engagement Manager
GLSEN
New York, NY