Healthcare News & Insights

How ‘automated empathy’ helps with post-discharge follow-ups

In the quest to improve patient outcomes, follow-ups are becoming more important. But it can be time-consuming and tedious for providers to check on every single patient after discharge. Some start-ups have come up with an innovative solution: “automated empathy.” 

Readmissions penalties set to increase soon: 1 thing hospitals can try to avoid fines

Time’s ticking for hospitals with high readmission rates – Medicare’s upping the ante, increasing the penalties these hospitals will receive on Oct. 1.