Neb. hospital outpatient program cuts readmissions 70%

02/21/2012 | KHAS-TV (Hastings, Neb.)

The Health Enhancement Program at Mary Lanning Memorial Healthcare in Hastings, Neb., has led to a 70% decrease in hospital readmissions for participating heart failure patients. Registered nurse Liz Bartunek says the program brings heart failure patients back to the hospital as outpatients for four to six weeks after discharge so they can learn to manage their condition at home.

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