Fewer patient admissions a symptom of healthcare transformation, study says

A March 23, 2014 article in the Chicago Sun-Times discusses how various forces in healthcare, including the Affordable Care Act and efforts to better coordinate care, are contributing to declining inpatient utilization, as shown in a recent Kaufman Hall study of the Chicago-area hospital market.

Senior Vice President Robert W. York, the lead study author, is quoted in the article addressing the need for hospitals and health systems to adapt and build strong outpatient services.

View the article on the Chicago Sun-Times website here.