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Same-Day Discharge Economics

Posted on: April 13, 2018

Same-day discharge (SDD) is reducing costs for Medicare hospitals in low-risk populations, by an average of $3,600. See how this estimate was calculated, how patients are reacting, and tips for hospitals looking to start SDD programs in their cath labs. Amit Amin, MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and Cardiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. Joe Sasson, P.h.D. is Executive Vice President of MedAxiom Ventures. Gary Clifton is Vice President of Terumo Business Edge.