ON-CALL RESOURCE FOR MEDICALLY FRAGILE KIDS IMPROVES CARE, SAVES $116M

Nancy Murphy, M.D., a rehabilitation specialist at Primary Children’s Hospital, developed a consultative medical home, or “Comprehensive Care Clinic” for the highest-cost, most medically complicated patients at Primary Children’s Hospital as a way to provide support to “medically fragile” children and their families. This on-call service provides preventive care that ultimately has helped reduce emergency room admissions, hospital stays and medical costs for nearly 600 kids.

Read the full article at:  http://healthsciences.utah.edu/innovation/blog/2015/10/pediatric_hotspotting.php

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