The Impact of Cross-Sector Collaboration on Health Outcomes

The ROI associated with Addressing Social Determinants of Health. Case Study: Reading Hospital

Highlights from the case study include:

- How Reading Hospital leveraged relationships with social service organizations in Berks County to address the social needs of Medicare and Medicaid populations

- How Reading Hospital partnered with Healthify to enable coordination and data sharing between clinical and nonclinical partners 

- The estimated costs savings as a result of the partnership with Healthify and social service organizations in Berks County

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Case Study
The Impact of Cross-Sector Collaboration on Health Outcomes

How Reading Hospital Reduced the Costs of Unnecessary ED Visits by $1 Million*

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