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Navigators Cut Emergency Visits & Hospitalization For High-Risk Health Care Consumers

News | May 11, 2020

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Health care navigators, or “patient navigators,” cut emergency visits and hospitalization for high-risk health care consumers, according to an analysis of a navigator program implemented by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). Among consumers who were assigned a navigator, emergency room visits dropped from 3.1 visits per person per year to 1.1 visits per…

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