Portion of Minnesota’s nursing homes to treat more ailments

November 8, 2011 at 6:47 am in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly 50 of Minnesota’s 384 nursing homes are launching a three-year pilot program that could save millions of dollars by sharply reducing the number of times sick or failing residents are sent to a hospital. The concept, which has been proved in smaller tests, could cut avoidable hospitalizations by up to 20 percent, planners say. Continue Reading