In response to Jean DerGurahian's "Data may be hard for consumers to analyze: experts":
Depends what "more people" you are referring to. Often the reporting of these outcome measures puts pressure on the providers to implement change in order to impact the improvement of the targeted measure. In this case, the measure will shine a light on post-acute care and lead to an assessment of the opportunities for the introduction of people, process, and technology into post-acute care to mitigate hospital readmissions.
Eric KlosClifton, Va.
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