In a study funded by the CDC, patients enrolled in Consistent Care showed a 34% decrease in ED visits 
In the same study, Consistent Care enrollees were 80% less likely to receive an opioid prescription 
2016 cost savings analysis shows average savings of $1659 per patient per year for health plan enrollees 
This graph depicts monthly ED visits for a patient cohort of 225 before and after enrollment in case management services with Consistent Care. The average patient had 10 visits in the year prior to enrollment (total of 2240 visits/year), and only 4 in the following year (down to 980 visits/year).
 Murphy, S. M. & Neven, D. (2014). Cost-effective: Emergency department care coordination with a regional hospital information system. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 47(2), 223-231.
 Neven, D., Paulozzi, L., Howell, D., McPherson, S., Murphy, S., Grohs, R., Marsh, L., Lederhos, C., & Roll, J. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of a citywide emergency department care coordination program to reduce prescription opioid related ED visits. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, article in press.
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