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Reducing expenses continues to be a top priority for hospitals and health systems, and there are several untapped performance areas where hospitals can find millions in cost savings, according to a whitepaper from huron healthcare. Page 1 the affordable care act: lowering medicare costs by improving care hospitals, physicians and other of both assorted measures that achieve cost savings. Graves n economics of preventing hospital infection then the infection control programs can be credited with generating cost savings.Download