Keeping an Eye on Discharged Patients

Modern Healthcare—December 5, 2015

Modern Healthcare reports on the efforts that hospitals are taking to monitor patients after discharge to reduce readmission rates.

Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City is developing a mobile application that will allow staff to interact with patients remotely post-discharge, said CEO Louis Shapiro. The app will update hospital staff on patients' recuperation, such as how well they're walking.

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