Minnesota hospital to patient: Don’t come back, please

David Norlund went home with nine separate medications when he left the hospital after treatment for pulmonary disease last month.

With so much to keep track of, it’s no wonder that roughly one in five older patients winds up back in the hospital within a month of being discharged — a number that is costly for the health care system and hard on the patients. READ MORE

Published in the Star Tribune Feb. 1, 2014


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