Advance for Nurses recently ran a fascinating article detailing a readmission prevention program used by Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania. The system uses technological advances including an electronic health record to monitor patients post-discharge. This intervention led to a 44% reduction in 30-day readmissions when compared to a control group.
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Click here to read about INQRI researchers who have found that nurses can have a positive impact on reducing readmissions.