Hospitals Have Reduced Deaths, Hospitalizations, and Costs Among Medicare Patients

(By – Tanya Basu, Time)

American hospitals have reduced deaths, hospitalizations, and costs among people over the age of 65 in the past couple of decades, according to a new report released Tuesday. “We didn’t expect to see such a remarkable improvement over time,” said Harlan Krumholz, a cardiologist at the Yale School of Medicine and lead author of the study, which appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Read more…

 

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