One of MRUN’s partners, Burrill & Company recently released a free report that details hospital readmission rates in Europe:
As a growing percentage of Europe’s population turns 65 and older, a rising incidence of chronic disease is driving hospital admissions. Readmissions are also rising, adding to the already mounting cost of delivering care in expensive institutional environments.
Learn about the essential role remote monitoring will be play in controlling health care costs for Europe’s aging population in this first in a series of white papers from Qualcomm and The Burrill Report.
While this particular report details experience in Europe with using remote monitors to reduce readmissions, the issues in the US and by extension are very much relevant to the Midwest. To view the full report for free, click here.
If you are involved with or interested in the HealthIT space, consider attending Start Me Up and the Digital Healthcare Conference 2013, taking place consecutively on June 10-13 at the Fluno Center in Madison, WI. These events provide an opportunity for Midwest HealthIT startups to connect with providers and payers as the conference is a major gathering of hospital management and leaders in the healthcare insurance sector.