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Telehealth Intervention Cuts Hospital Readmissions by 31%

A behavioral telehealth management program delivered over a two-month period helped to cut the number of hospital admissions for cardiac patients by nearly a third, reports a study published in theAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  The program improved patient engagement and produced cost savings by targeting patients with heart conditions who needed additional psychological support to cope with their illnesses.