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Reduce Health Costs By Nurturing The Sickest? A Much-Touted Idea Disappoints

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Improving health and lowering costs for the sickest and most expensive patients in America is a dream harder to realize than many health care leaders had hoped, according to a study published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers tested whether pairing frequently hospitalized patients in Camden, New Jersey, with nurses and social ….  Read More