|Published:||May 05, 2013 10:29 AM EDT|
|Updated:||May 05, 2013 10:29 AM EDT|
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A special story in today's News-Press takes a look the revolving door at local emergency rooms.
Frank Gluck, the writer and one of our partners at the News-Press joined us on WINK News Now Weekend morning to talk about the article and what he learned from compiling research.
As the story explains, repeat patients made up 4 percent of all Lee Memorial Health System ER patients last year, but accounted for nearly 25 percent of all health system emergency visits and costs.
You can pick up a copy of today's News-Press to learn more about repeat patients and how Lee Memorial officials are trying to curb the trend.