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Mobile Technology Reduces Readmissions for At-Risk Patients

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  • August 06 2014, 7:45am EDT

A program implemented by visiting health coaches in Massachusetts, supported with mobile technology, reduced readmissions for at-risk Medicare patients by almost 40 percent and saved $370,000 during a recent six-month trial.

The program was highlighted in a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Innovations Exchange.

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