Program steers uninsured patients wit...

Program steers uninsured patients with non-urgent needs away from ER and toward better resources

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital and Empower Yolo announced this week an expansion of their existing partnership to include a pilot program targeted toward under- and uninsured patients that come to the emergency department for non-urgent needs that could be better served in an outpatient setting such as a primary care office or urgent care. "We are excited to expand our partnership with Empower Yolo on an innovative solution to help educate patients and assist them with accessing vital community resources," said Kevin Vaziri, president of Woodland Memorial Hospital.

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