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Why a Majority of Readmission Risk Tools Fail in Practice
The Health Care Blog

Potentially preventable readmissions are a scourge on the US healthcare system. Each year millions of patients are discharged from the hospital, only to return within 30, 60, or 90 days. Not only do patients, their families, and their caregivers suffer as a result, but hospitals, insurers, and the government waste billions of dollars that could be spent on other public health priorities.