Michigan providers address costly hospital readmissions

May 27, 2014

Moving from an authoritarian to a collaborative model of healthcare is one of the many issues being discussed at the 2014 Care Transitions Statewide Summit.
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Nationwide, a significant number of people who leave the hospital return within days or weeks for another stay. The reasons for this are varied. A conference taking place Wednesday at Michigan State University seeks to address how to implement better transitions between health care settings

Joining us today is Sam Watson, senior vice-president for patient safety and quality with the Michigan Health and Hospital Association. The MHA is a co-sponsor of the 2014 Care Transitions Statewide Summit.