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Better Quality Care at Lower Cost

Posted by Cordata Health

September 25, 2015 at 9:19 AM

   

The evidence continues to mount regarding the benefits of care coordination and nurse navigation – key pillars of patient-centric care. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey studied the 2014 results from its patient-centered programs and found such programs provided an edge in several key areas, including:

  • 8 percent higher rate in colorectal cancer screenings
  • 3 percent higher rate in breast cancer screenings.

Further, coordinated care was essential in delivering:

  • 8 percent lower rate in hospital admissions.
  • 5 percent lower rate in emergency room visits.
  • 9 percent lower total cost of care.

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