In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 photo, Michael Lee talks to a reporter about his recent heart surgery and follow-up care at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Lee tuned out his care instructions ... more 
In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 photo, Michael Lee talks to a reporter about his recent heart surgery and follow-up care at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Lee tuned out his care instructions when he left the hospital after emergency heart surgery, but when complications struck he called a new program at Montefiore Medical Center for help, that made it unnecessary for him to be readmitted. Missing out on critical patient education is a big reason that more than a million people a year are rehospitalized in the U.S., and hospitals are hunting innovative ways to fix that hole in health care. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Wenig
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 5:27 AM EST