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How Rehospitalization Hurts Everyone in the Health Care System

May 3, 2016

Rehospitalization, also referred to as readmission, is the Achilles heel for the entire U.S. health care system. The average cost for a single patient to be readmitted to a hospital is $11,200. That sum takes a massive toll on everyone involved, especially when you consider the following: A 2009 New England Journal of Medicine study found that […]