Pilot program reduces emergency visits, health costs

03/9/2009 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

A pilot program in Camden, N.J., that sends a nurse practitioner, social worker and community health worker to coordinate care for hospital ER super-users reduced emergency visits and significantly lowered health care costs. The team helped the patients find places to live, check their blood sugar regularly and adhere to their medications.

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