Q&A With Jason Wasfy From Massachusetts General: Managing Hospital Readmission Rates A Growing Issue In Health Care Field

December 18, 2015
Adam Hochron

In the changing landscape of hospital medicine one of the largest areas of focus has been on readmission rates, this is also true for patients who are discharged from one hospital and then readmitted into another location for further treatment.

In the changing landscape of hospital medicine one of the largest areas of focus has been on readmission rates, this is also true for patients who are discharged from one hospital and then readmitted into another location for further treatment.

Jason Wasfy, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital discussed the impact this new focus has had on the field and how factors like merging health care systems have affected the ability of hospitals to effectively treat patients during the American Heart Association's annual meeting in Orlando.