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Shorter hospital stays don't mean readmissions

Yahoo! News, December 18, 2012

Hospitals are releasing patients faster and faster these days, but little is known about whether people are being sent home too soon. “There is no absolute rule. There's no computer governing your movement in and out of the hospital," said UTMB’s Dr. James Goodwin, director of the Sealy Center on Aging. “You can influence that process, and clearly stating your desires has an impact.”


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