Nurse navigators tackle readmission rates at Ill. hospital

10/15/2012 | State Journal-Register (Springfield, Ill.), The

A team of nurse navigators at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill., is part of a pilot project aimed at reducing hospital readmissions. The nurses work with physician offices to provide extra care for patients with chronic conditions. The hospital faces a penalty from CMS for having too many readmissions for heart failure, heart attack or pneumonia.

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