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  • Frontline

FRONTLINE | Doctor Hotspot | PBS

Duration: 13:08
Program: Frontline #2917
Broadcast Date: Jul. 26, 2011

Using medical billing data in Camden, N.J., Dr. Jeffrey Brenner mapped out "hot spots" of the impoverished city's most costly patients. By targeting unique care -- including home visits and social workers -- at high-cost patients, he developed a program that he argues has both lowered health care costs and provided better care in Camden. But can his model work for the rest of the nation?

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Post Date: July 27, 2011