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State Scorecard Finds Progress in Reducing Hospital Readmissions

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The country has seen drops in the rate of unnecessary and costly hospital readmissions over the last several years. Sandy Hausman interviews The Commonwealth Fund's Douglas McCarthy and Yale's Elizabeth Bradley to examine what's driving the reductions, such as better care coordination and providing patients with clear instructions at discharge. Transcript available.

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Publication Date: December 9, 2015