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Geisinger's Embedded Nurses Improve Transitions

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Geisinger Health Plan's Health Navigator Program leverages the partnership between the payer and primary care physicians, putting nurse care managers on site with primary care in a medical home model. These care managers focus proactively on transitions of care, home safety and patient-empowering self-management action plans. Geisinger reports an approximate 20 percent reduction in readmissions for those enrolled in the program.

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Citation: Diamond, F. Geisinger's Embedded Nurses Improve Transitions. Managed Care Mag website. Published April 2011. Accessed March 25, 2020.
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