St. Vincent Health

Using technology-enabled care models to reduce readmissions

Using technology-enabled care models to reduce readmissions

As healthcare reform is implemented and hospitals are facing stiff readmission penalties, they will be looking for new models of care and strong post-discharge partners to help reduce avoidable readmissions. Extending the care and support for patients outside the hospital is one way hospitals can help improve care for our large aging population with multiple chronic conditions.