Coalition of healthcare leaders urges 6 key reforms Last Updated: February 22, 2016
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MedPage Today: Susan DeVore, president and CEO of Premier based in Charlotte, N.C., and chair of the Healthcare Leadership Council, described how fragmented care impacted her own family. Her mother, who had a bedsore, had been transferred from an assisted living facility to a hospital. Although a hospital is an inappropriate setting for a patient with a pressure ulcer, her mother was a Medicare beneficiary, and under Medicare’s rules, patients must be admitted to a hospital for 3 days before they can be covered for a stay in a skilled nursing facility.

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