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NorthShore Study Proves Hospitals Can Save Millions by Providing Post-Discharge Psychosocial Support

NorthShore University HealthSystem teamed up with Laguna Health in 2021 to study whether greater post-acute care support can improve patient recovery and reduce readmissions. The research partners recently released results of the study, which found that giving patients emotional and psychological support after their discharge hastens recovery, decreases costs and alleviates physician burnout.

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3 Predictions for Home-Based Care, Per 7WireVentures

The healthcare industry will continue to shift more toward more home-based care offerings in the coming years, 7WireVentures said in a new report. The venture firm also gave some other predictions — including that established healthcare stakeholders will be forced to partner with non-traditional digital health companies and that the greater use of home-based solutions will lead to more personalized care plans.

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Patients will bear the steepest consequences of proposed cuts to home health

In the current market where inflation and the costs of healthcare continue to rise, there’s a constant challenge in identifying where best to allocate a finite amount of funds. Understandably, no easy decision exists, but consumer demand and, ultimately, what will make healthcare more accessible, convenient, cost-effective and better for patients must serve as our […]