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High-cost patients across the Bay Area get closer care to keep them out of hospitals
The Mercury News

Hospitals have become too familiar to Mary Janelle Granger. She used to rush to the emergency department at least twice a month when troubled breathing panicked her. “Everybody in the emergency room knows me by name,” said the 58-year-old Concord resident, who has a chronic lung disease. Now, a new John Muir Health pilot program is helping to keep her out of the hospital.