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U.S. Health Secty Sebelius: Reducing hospital-acquired infections, re-admissions will save lives, money
Sacramento Press

U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told 265 delegates of the Sacramento Metro Chamber’s Cap-to-Cap program that Medicare and Medicaid will evolve into a “value purchaser” to protect federal dollars by lowering costs and improving outcomes by reducing hospital injuries and readmissions. Sebelius addressed the delegation at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., Monday, May 9, as the group began three days of extensive promotion of the region, with 244 appointments set up with Congress, the Senate, the Administration and other federal officials and agencies.