UCSF heart failure program reduces readmissions, cuts costs

The heart failure program at the University of California, San Francisco, has reduced hospital readmission rates 30% in three years and saved Medicare at least $1 million a year. Other hospitals are taking note, and UCSF is expanding the program, which includes inpatient education, discharge instructions and follow-up by nurses, to all cardiology and neurology patients.

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