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Study shows social workers can decrease readmission rates

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Laura Bronstein

Laura Bronstein, PhD, MSW

Kristina Marks

Kristina Marks, LCSW-R, OSW-C

Laura Bronstein, PhD, MSW, chair of Binghamton University’s department of social work, is joined by Kris Marks, LCSW-R, OSW-C, manager of the medical social work department at United Health Services’ Wilson Medical Center, to discuss the results of a two-year study that shows how social workers can be used effectively to reduce hospital readmission rates in Medicare patients.  Read the study