Sound Medicine is a radio show produced by the Indiana University School of Medicine and WFYI Public Radio. In the last few years, I’ve become their go-to guy on health policy. So, for those of you who would find your day brightened by the sound of my voice, enjoy the following:
Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., a frequent “Sound Medicine” commentator, discusses the pros and cons of using hospital readmission rates — when patients return to the hospital shortly after being discharged — to measure hospitals’ quality of care and help determine their Medicare reimbursement.
Full audio after the jump