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Curbing Return Visits to Emergency Dept. Depends on Docs
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Better physician communication and more coordinated patient care in the emergency department could have an impact on hospital readmission rates, a new study suggests.

The results of a five-month study at two Philadelphia area hospitals were published this week in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. It offers insight into why patients return to the emergency department based on information learned directly from patients and gleaned from medical records.