What Are the Top Challenges in Reducing Hospital Readmissions?

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
October 8, 2014 Vol. IV Issue 40

What Are the Top Challenges in
Reducing Hospital Readmissions?

Top Challenges in Reducing Hospital Readmissions This Week's Challenge: While great strides have been made in the reduction of hospital readmissions, CMS still docked reimbursement for more than 2,200 hospitals in 2013 for exceeding 30-day rehospitalization rates. Patient adherence is the top challenge organizations face in reducing readmissions, according to respondents to the fourth annual Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) Reducing Hospital Readmissions Survey.

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2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions documents the latest key initiatives and partnerships to reduce readmissions by patients with costly conditions by more than 100 healthcare organizations.

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