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The social determinants of health are a root cause of readmissions in the most heavily readmitted patients, according to data analyzed in a recent study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. The study's lead author, Marilyn Szekendi, PhD, discusses the research, and Dr. Bradley Flansbaum weighs in on the difficulty of effecting a policy solution for a population without much political voice.

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