By the Numbers

$15,000,000,000+ - Annual cost of medicare readmissions
http://www.academyhealth.org/files/publications/ReducingHospitalReadmissions.pdf

~75% - Estimated amount of Medicare readmissions that are medically unnecessary
$12,000,000,000 - Estimated annual cost of medically unnecessary hospital readmissions amongst Medicare patients
http://www.medpac.gov/documents/Hackbarth%20Statement%20SFC%20Roundtable%204%2021%20FINAL%20with%20header%20and%20footer.pdf

19.2% - Medicare patients readmitted within 30 days in 2007
19.2% - Medicare patients readmitted within 30 days in 2010
$5,400,000,000 - Amount spent in 2010 by Medicare beneficiaries that had 3+ readmissions
http://www.academyhealth.org/files/2012/sunday/brennan.pdf

19.7% - Heart Attack patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge
24.7% - Heart Failure patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/stories/2012/july/20/hospital-readmissions-rates-still-high.aspx

27% - reduction of readmissions in heart failure readmissions using a system similar to LivIT RPM
http://healthcare.dmagazine.com/2012/08/13/thr-pilot-study-wireless-monitoring-cuts-heart-failure-readmissions-by-27-percent/

51% - reduction in heart failure readmissions from “Partners HealthCare’s Connected Cardiac Care Program”
44% - reduction in all non–heart failure hospital readmissions
$1500 - cost of running program per patient
$8,155 - total savings per patient for running this program
$10,316,075 - total saved for 1,265 monitored patients
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Case%20Study/2013/Jan/1654_Broderick_telehealth_adoption_synthesis.pdf

$200,000,000,000 - savings possible from home telehealth over 25 years

$102,500,000,000 Congestive Heart Failure

$54,400,000,000  Diabetes

$24,100,000,000  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

$16,000,000,000  Chronic Skin Ulcers

http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/provgovpart/Documents/AgeTech%20Continua%20Health%20Homes%20Blueprint.pdf

$20,900,000,000 - one estimate for the size of remote patient monitoring market in 2016
http://www.informationweek.com/healthcare/mobile-wireless/remote-patient-monitoring-market-to-doub/240004291

6,300,000 - New enrollees in Medicaid between 10/01/2013 and 12/31/2013 
http://kff.org/health-reform/issue-brief/medicaid-enrollment-under-the-affordable-care-act-understanding-the-numbers/

31,800,000 - The projected growth amongst U.S. citizens 65 and older between 2010 (40.3 million) and 2030 (73.1 million).
http://www.aoa.gov/Aging_Statistics/Profile/2011/4.aspx

6,000,000+ - The number of Americans to enroll in an insurance program via the Healthcare Exchange, as of March, 2014. 
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/27/obamacare-health-exchang...

0 - # of ACOs in 2010
221 - # of ACOs as of June 2012
http://leavittpartners.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Growth-and-Dispersion-of-ACOs-June-2012-Update2.pdf