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A Health Provider Finds Success in Keeping Hospital Beds Empty
New York Times

On a stormy evening this spring, nurses at Dr. Gary Stuck’s family practice were on the phone with patients with heart ailments, asking them not to shovel snow. The idea was to keep them out of the hospital, and that effort — combined with dozens more like it — is starting to make a difference: across the city, doctors are providing less, but not worse, health care. For most health care providers, that would be cause for alarm.