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Hospital readmissions on the decline, says CMS


WASHINGTON – CMS says the Hospital Readmissions Reduction program, which adjusts payments for hospitals with higher than expected 30-day readmission rates for targeted clinical conditions, and the Partnership for Patients program, which aims to decrease preventable compli

CareCentrix program reduces readmissions


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix’s HomeSTAR program has cut hospital readmissions by 20% for Aetna members in Florida, the company announced Dec. 3.

App could reduce COPD hospital readmissions, developer says


PHILADELPHIA – The use of an app called SmartScope could cut hospital readmissions of COPD patients by up to 40%, says its developer.

Landauer reels in big fish


MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – It’s been two years in the making, but Landauer Metropolitan Inc.’s (LMI) readmission reduction program is ready for prime time.