Cincinnati system: Nurse coordinators reduce admissions

11/14/2012 | American City Business Journals

A Mercy Health program using nurse care coordinators for high-risk patients with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder led to a 51% reduction in hospital admissions for the group. Data showed about 12% of patients quit smoking. Officials with the Cincinnati health system say they will hire 30 more nurse coordinators in 2013 to expand the program.

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