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UPMC Health Plan saves over 19 hours of nurses’ time through virtual nursing discharge program

UPMC Health Plan partnered with UPMC Passavant Hospital on a virtual discharge pilot to help combat nurse burnout and solve for the ongoing shortage.

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UPMC Health Plan recently partnered with a health system within its integrated delivery network to address the ongoing nursing shortage many healthcare organizations are experiencing across the country. The health plan leveraged its telehealth program and its care manager nurses to perform virtual discharges for orthopedic and urology patients. Read this case study to see the impressive results of this virtual discharge program.