FRONTLINE Doctor Hotspot
Meet the doctor who says his medical model can provide better care and reduce costs. Details
Episode: Doctor Hotspot
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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Premiere Date: 07/26/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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