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Rx to Avoid Health-Law Fines

Aug 08, 2013: Facing rising penalties under the health-care law for high readmission rates, some hospitals are turning to tech entrepreneurs like Chris Corio of San Francisco for help.

Mr. Corio's four-year-old startup sells technology that assists patients in completing the recovery process after getting discharged. Health-care experts say one of the leading causes for readmissions is failure by patients to follow doctor's orders once they leave a hospital.

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Tech Entrepreneurs Prescribe Solutions for Hospitals Facing Readmission Penalties