Networks

SNF networks show worth

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Hospitals that used a network of preferred skilled nursing facility partners reduced their readmission rates four times faster than hospitals that didn't, a study in the September issue of Health Affairs showed.

Preferred SNF networks help hospitals reduce readmissions faster, study finds

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Hospitals that use a preferred skilled nursing facility network have been found to reduce their readmission rates faster than hospitals that don't, new research shows.

Kindred bid shows that not all the fishing will be taking place upstream

Kindred bid shows that not all the fishing will be taking place upstream

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Some might wonder why a skilled care giant like Kindred Healthcare would launch a $533 million hostile takeover bid of home-health provider Gentiva. The real question should be why such efforts haven't been happening more often.