HealthPartners, Regions Partner to Prevent More Than 380 Readmissions in 2012

Regions Hospital, part of HealthPartners family of care, began implementing programs to reduce preventable readmissions in 2009. As a result of these and other initiatives at HealthPartners Clinics and HealthPartners health plans, the rate of 30-day readmissions at Regions decreased from 11.5 percent to 9.7 percent – less than half of the readmission rate among Medicare patients (20 percent).