SF’s 477 most frequent HUMS high utilizers of medical servicesDoc Gurley

A really really good piece by Doc Gurley. Read it and appreciate how much work goes into just identifying their HUMSers.

The most costly user of publicly financed emergency health services in San Francisco – a “frequent flyer” in emergency room parlance – is 49, Caucasian, schizophrenic, and addicted. He has been listed in at least two concurrent city systems as homeless either continuously or episodically for 16.6 years. He’s a frequent caller of ambulances…

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