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Aftercare Tips for Seattle WA Patients Checking Out of the Hospital

Aftercare Tips for Patients Checking Out of the Hospital

According to a study published last year in The New England Journal of Medicine, one in five Medicare patients returns to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged. The problem is an expensive one: in 2004, these readmissions cost Medicare $17.4 billion dollars, the researchers also found.

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