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Reducing costly hospital readmissions in SE Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 26, 2010
A group of hospital administrators, doctors, nurses, nursing home workers, and others are set to gather at the Union League in Philadelphia to launch an initiative aimed at reducing costly readmissions by 10% in over the next 18 months. The Partnership for Patient Care, collaboration between the general hospitals and health systems in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Independence Blue Cross, begin the collaborative effort that targets key aspects of the hospital discharge process.