Medical Home Network deploys predictive risk stratification to pinpoint high-utilization patients



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“The idea was to see if we could use those impactful barriers to care to refine a risk stratification code to identify who are actually going to be the high utilizers,” said Art Jones, MD, chief medical officer of MHN. “So in addition to getting a patient’s demographic information and historical use of the emergency room, we ask about 11 risk factors we could impact. We found out that these are indicative of subsequent hospital utilization and total cost of care.”

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