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Pharmacy Partnerships Help Reduce Readmissions

A McKnight Mention

With the recent focus on reducing hospital readmissions, most of us are familiar with the stats: one in five Medicare patients is readmitted within 30 days, costing the health care system $26 billion each year.

But the numbers don’t tell patients’ stories. Avoidance, fear and confusion can impact a patient’s care at home and result in another trip to the hospital.

In a recent McKnight’s LTC News & Assisted Living article,  Parata CEO Tom Rhoads relates his own story about hospital readmissions, which can be triggered by confusion about medication.

Read the full article here: Pharmacy partnerships help reduce readmissions

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