Hospital readmission after discharge is often a costly failing of the U.S. health care system to adequately manage patients who are ill. Increasing the numbers of family physicians (FPs) is associated with significant reductions in hospital readmissions and substantial cost savings.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|Publication status||Published - May 1 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice