Patients suffering from chronic illness bear the term “super-utilizers” by those in the health industry. These patients are only 1% of total hospital goers, but are 21% of hospital costs per year. This population also struggles with uncoordinated care, and utilize emergency rooms more often than primary care doctors. The University of Michigan Hospital System has taken steps to help this group, in an effort to increase care and reduce costs. To read more, click HERE.