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High-Risk Patients Benefit Significantly From Early Follow-up Post Hospital Discharge

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“While most patients do not benefit from early follow-up after they are discharged from the hospital, researchers from Duke University Medical Center and Community Care of North Carolina found follow-up within 7 days was associated with substantially lower readmission rates among patients with high clinical complexity and high risk of readmission.”

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Citation: Joszt L. High-Risk Patients Benefit Significantly From Early Follow-up Post Hospital Discharge. AJMC Managed Markets Network. http://www.ajmc.com/newsroom/High-Risk-Patients-Benefit-Significantly-From-Early-Follow-up-Post-Hospital-Discharge. Published April 20, 2015. Accessed April 21, 2015.
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