Cincinnati system: Nurse coordinators reduce admissions

A Mercy Health program using nurse care coordinators for high-risk patients with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder led to a 51% reduction in hospital admissions for the group. Data showed about 12% of patients quit smoking. Officials with the Ci...

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