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Hospitals in Medicare ACOs reduced readmissions faster

Hospitals in Medicare Accountable Care Organizations outpaced non-ACO hospitals in reducing the rate at which patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) needed to return to the hospital, according to a new study ...

Jan 09, 2017
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Readmission from skilled nursing facility often avoidable

(HealthDay)—A considerable proportion of hospital readmissions from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are considered potentially avoidable, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Dec 22, 2016
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