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Pilot Medical Home Study Shows Significantly Fewer ER Visits and Hospitalizations

 

According to a new study of a random sample of the 9,200 patients at Seattle’s Group Health Cooperative, patients at the medical home reported:

  • 29% fewer emergency room visits

  • 11% fewer hospitalization

  • 6% fewer in-person visits

  • 94% increase in email use

  • 12% more phone consultations

Source: Group Health Cooperative, September 1, 2009. http://www.ghc.org/news/news.jhtml;jsessionid=1L25WJT4I5QFTJCISQ3SHPQ?
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September 3, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , ,

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