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Richard Benjamin Balaban, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionCambridge Health Alliance
AddressSomerville Primary Care
26 Central Street
Somerville MA 02143
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  1. Burns ME, Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Balaban RB. Feasibility and evaluation of a pilot community health worker intervention to reduce hospital readmissions. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Aug; 26(4):358-65.
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  2. Balaban RB, Williams MV. Improving care transitions: hospitalists partnering with primary care. J Hosp Med. 2010 Sep; 5(7):375-7.
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  3. Balaban RB, Weissman JS, Samuel PA, Woolhandler S. Redefining and redesigning hospital discharge to enhance patient care: a randomized controlled study. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Aug; 23(8):1228-33.
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  4. Balaban RB. A physician's guide to talking about end-of-life care. J Gen Intern Med. 2000 Mar; 15(3):195-200.
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