heart failure readmission

By Neil Versel 01:28 pm March 7, 2012
Telemonitoring technology paired with interactive voice response succeeded in cutting 30-day post-discharge readmissions by 44 percent for patients hospitalized for heart failure in a wide deployment at a large, integrated health system. Geisinger Health Plan, the insurance arm of Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa., also found an 85 percent patient compliance rate with its monitoring program...