A holistic client-centred program for vulnerable frequent hospital attenders: cost efficiencies and changed practices.

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OBJECTIVE A small percentage of Australians frequently attend hospital emergency departments (ED) with potentially avoidable health crises. These individuals are termed 'vulnerable' due to their complex health and social needs. When these needs are unmanaged, unnecessary ED and hospital-admission costs are incurred. A holistic community-based program was… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00616.x

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@article{GrimmerSomers2010AHC, title={A holistic client-centred program for vulnerable frequent hospital attenders: cost efficiencies and changed practices.}, author={Karen Grimmer-Somers and Kylie Nicole Johnston and Elizabeth Polizzi Somers and Julie A Luker and Luzi Ann Alemao and Dianne Jones}, journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health}, year={2010}, volume={34 6}, pages={609-12} }