Managing Polypharmacy: Key to Predicting and Preventing Hospital Readmissions?

TweetAccording to a recent Kaiser Health News report, 20% of Medicare patients hospitalized with one of five conditions (heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia, chronic lung problems or elective hip or knee replacements) return to the hospital within a month of discharge.1  Medicare penalizes hospitals if they have higher 30-day readmission rates than predicted by a […] read more

On February 22nd, 2016, posted in: Polypharmacy by