S29 Ep17: Doctor Hotspot

Aired: 7/26/2011 | 0:13:01 | Clip
Using medical billing data in Camden, N.J., Dr. Jeffrey Brenner mapped out "hot spots" of the impoverished city's most costly patients. By targeting unique care -- including home visits and social workers -- at high-cost patients, he developed a program that he argues has both lowered health care costs and provided better care in Camden. But can his model work for the rest of the nation?

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