Healthcare News & Insights

Case study: Reducing readmission rates via interactive patient screenings

Every hospital is looking for ways to reduce its readmission rates. But it’s not an easy feat, and many variables affect it. In this guest post, Holly Gould, clinical outcomes coordinator for a hospital in Michigan, shares how her facility is accomplishing this task one step at a time.

Hospitals help patients with transportation issues

Transportation access can be a significant barrier to patients getting the treatments they need, which may hinder their recovery and lead to readmissions. Because hospitals are being called upon to improve population health through some unconventional means, some facilities are tackling the problem of inadequate patient transportation head-on.