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Tonight we're taking another look at the changing face of health care and the light of Obama care.
Fox News political correspondent doctor Marc Siegel tells us about efforts to make big changes in the most basic of function.
-- stuck to Harlan crumbles as one of the country's top health policy experts.
Is proposing sweeping changes to help hospitals and doctors treat patients he sees the patient as more than just a diagnosis.
But as a person with a series of health challenges responding best.
To a team approach the idea of teams this -- they're not relatively new and medicine.
So for us to succeed.
We have to work together inpatient outpatient nurses doctors health care workers -- -- educators.
Everyone has to be able and we'll get a social workers not medical personnel we have to have a clear idea about what does this patient need to be successful.
Nearly one in five Medicare patients has an acute problem within a month after hospital discharge that requires them to be readmitted doctor -- -- -- latest research.
Post hospital syndrome and it cost the health care system billions.
He believes that even a small reduction -- this could save money and save lives.
Here at Yale New Haven hospital innovative researchers are reengineering the entire health care system so that it.
Actually meets patient needs the -- technically perfect and but the rehab doesn't work and some problems in the outpatient six months later people -- regretting that they had the surgery are are gaining any benefit from it.
-- what did the surgery actually accomplished but can our health care system afford such an all hands on deck approach to senior care.
Health care insurance advocate Susan Pisano says HMOs anticipated this problem in advance of Obama care.
Health plans have focused on the transition from hospital to home.
Very conservatively over the last few years and have design systems.
To help make sure the patient gets what he or she needs.
At home to make sure the follow up visit occurs to make sure patients are taking government.
-- three year old Helen Sobel was skiing is one of the rare Medicare patients who is getting to try out an exciting new way to fix that he ordered valve without surgery.
And I mean what people Thailand.
-- people kind of want to spend that and fifth it's.
But -- all the helens on Medicare get their wish.
Can Medicare take substantial cuts.
Be stretched to include post hospital syndrome and still be able to afford to cover technologies like this for all patients in need.
In New Haven, Connecticut doctor Marc Siegel Fox News.
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