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Community Paramedics Team Up with Hospitals to Reduce Readmissions

Description
Describes community paramedicine pilot projects in California, one of which is rural, that are providing follow-up calls and visits to patients between 24-72 hours after hospital discharge. Features statistics including number of patients and number of readmissions within 30 days, with breakdowns by 6 diagnoses and site.
Author(s)
Karen Shore
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Organization
California Health Care Foundation
Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Community paramedics · Diabetes · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · California

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