Hospital Readmissions

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5/7/2021 UnitedHealth launching post-discharge home program for group MA plans FierceHealthcare ... Voices—Eliminate misguided Medicare home health cutsPatients can face a number of risks at discharge that can worsen outcomes, including significant potential for readmission.“We’re designing Healthy at Home to reduce unplanned hospital readmissions , improve a retiree’s health, and enhance their health care experience from the convenience of their home,” said Craig Condon, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions, in a statement. “We’re pleased to offer ...
5/7/2021 Home Discharge Program Prevents Hospital Readmission For ED Patients RevCycle Intelligence ... program cut emergency department wait times by an average of 8 hours for enrollees. PATH enrollees also had hospital stays that were two days shorter, on average. Dig Deeper Targeting Superutilizers Does Not Impact Hospital Readmissions “The culture is shifting where we realize that hospitalization is not always the best option for patients – particularly patients with chronic illness,” Austin Kilaru, MD, an emergency physician at Penn Medicine and ...
5/3/2021 The Pharmacist Discharge Care (PHARM-DC) study: A multicenter RCT of pharmacist-directed transitional care to reduce post-hospitalization utilization. | The Doctors Post thedoctorspost.com Advertisement - Older adults commonly face challenges in understanding, obtaining, administering, and monitoring medication regimens after hospitalization. These difficulties can lead to avoidable morbidity, mortality, and hospital readmissions . Pharmacist-led peri-discharge interventions can reduce adverse drug events, but few large randomized trials have examined their effectiveness in reducing readmissions. Demonstrating reductions in 30-day readmissions can make a financial case for implementing pharmacist-led programs across hospitals.The PHARMacist Discharge ...
5/3/2021 Henry Community Health Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries hchcares.org ... and leading accreditation and quality organizations.Facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers® for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions . Designated facilities include hospitals (with and without an onsite Intensive Care Unit) and Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC). All designated facilities must maintain national accreditation, and ASCs are also required to have an advanced orthopedic ...
4/26/2021 Readmissions and costs among younger and older adults for targeted conditions during the enactment of the hospital readmission reduction program biomedcentral.com Readmissions and costs among younger and older adults for targeted conditions during the enactment of the hospital readmission reduction program 386 (2021) Abstract Background The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) was introduced to reduce readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries, however little is known about readmissions and costs for HRRP-targeted conditions in younger populations. The primary objective of this study was to examine readmission trends and costs for targeted conditions ...
4/23/2021 Hinge Health and Carrum Health Unveil Integrated MSK Solution for Employers ptproductsonline.com ... team that guides members through evidence-based MSK care pathways resulting in reduced MSK cost and fewer surgeries. A care model designed to improve clinical outcomes including pain reduction, improved mental health and fewer hospital readmissions .Those who purchase both Hinge Health and Carrum Health will gain access to MSK surgery bundles, free of administrative costs, which are covered by Hinge Health through December 2022. Additionally, they will have preferred ...
4/23/2021 Study Finds Nearly 1 in 5 Postsurgical Hospital Readmissions Potentially Preventable abouthealthtransparency.org Study Finds Nearly 1 in 5 Postsurgical Hospital Readmissions Potentially Preventable By Martina Dolan on April 23, 2021 Share this:Nearly 1 in 5 postsurgical hospital readmissions are potentially preventable, and failure to prevent them costs the healthcare system almost $300 million annually, according to a retrospective cohort study of data from the National Readmissions Database (NRD), writes Medscape Medical News .The researchers used a weighted sample of 1,937,354 patients ...
4/22/2021 Association of prescription opioid use on mortality and hospital length of stay in the intensive care unit plos.org by Nicole Hardy, Fatima Zeba, Anaelia Ovalle, Alicia Yanac, Christelle Nzugang-Noutonsi, Mike Abadier, Anais Ovalle, Abdullah ChahinObjective Several studies show that chronic opioid dependence leads to higher in-hospital mortality, increased risk of hospital readmissions , and worse outcomes in trauma cases. However, the association of outpatient prescription opioid use on morbidity and mortality has not been adequately evaluated in a critical care setting. The purpose of this study ...
4/21/2021 The changing landscape of atherosclerosis Nature ... 18. Schwartz, G. G. et al. Alirocumab and cardiovascular outcomes after acute coronary syndrome. N. Engl. J. Med . 379 , 2097–2107 (2018). CAS PubMed Article Google Scholar 19. Kwok, C. S. et al. Unplanned hospital readmissions after acute myocardial infarction: a nationwide analysis of rates, trends, predictors and causes in the United States between 2010 and 2014. Coron. Artery Dis . 31 , 354–364 (2020). PubMed Article Google Scholar 20. Brook ...
4/21/2021 Reliq Health Technologies, Inc Announces Two New Contracts with US Nephrology Clinics. bollyinside.com ... life for patients and families and reducing the cost of care delivery. iUGO Care provides real-time access to remote patient monitoring data, allowing for timely interventions by the care team to prevent costly hospital readmissions and ER visits. Reliq Health Technologies trades on the TSX Venture under the symbol RHT, on the OTC as RQHTF and on the WKN as A2AJTB. Story continuesON BEHALF OF THE BOARD Company ...
4/19/2021 Hospitalized patients with substance use disorder benefit from navigation services 2minutemedicine.com ... suboptimal care. Navigation services aim to help patients traverse the complex landscape of healthcare by offering individualized support and coordinating care across multiple systems. As such, this study investigated whether patient navigation services reduce hospital readmissions . While mortality was consistent between these groups at 12 months, both inpatient readmissions and emergency department visits were significantly less frequent in the group that was enrolled in the navigation services. Furthermore, patients in ...
4/19/2021 Almost 1 in 5 hospital readmissions after surgery are potentially preventable healio.com Potentially preventable readmissions account for 17.8% of all hospital readmissions after surgery, with a greater likelihood of readmission among patients who have public health insurance, according to results of a retrospective cohort study.“Patients with common comorbidities, including congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension, end-stage kidney disease and diabetes, have been shown to have higher rates of postsurgical complications, but the underlying mechanisms associated with readmissions after ...
4/14/2021 Readers Write: Mandatory Encounter Notifications Keep Physicians in the Care Huddle HISTalk ... patients.With accurate, real-time information—such as when patients are admitted to the hospital or discharged—PCPs can make the right play calls to provide more efficient care, keep patients healthy, and reduce hospital readmissions . The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes the importance of these “electronic encounter notifications” to such an extent the agency took the extraordinary step of issuing a mandate: hospitals must make ...
4/14/2021 One-Fifth of Post-Op Hospital Readmissions Preventable with Outpatient Care Physicians Weekly One-Fifth of Post-Op Hospital Readmissions Preventable with Outpatient CareApr 14, 2021 Patients with comorbidities, older age, and public insurance at highest risk for readmissionNearly 20% of hospital readmissions following major surgical procedures may be preventable, suggesting that improved access to outpatient care — particularly among high-risk patients — may reduce postoperative readmissions and lead to huge reductions in health care spending, researchers found.Surgical patients ...
4/14/2021 Allina, HealthPartners launch 5-year value-based agreement Becker's Hospital Review ... Minneapolis-based Allina Health and Bloomington, Minn.-based HealthPartners struck a five-year agreement that ties reimbursement to care outcomes.Under the agreement, HealthPartners will reimburse Allina providers based on patient outcomes, such as hospital readmissions , care coordination through electronic document exchange and preventive care use.The agreement is longer than previous partnerships between the organizations to allow for an extended focus on population health strategies, the organizations said in ...
4/8/2021 Long-Term Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Delirium: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Physicians Weekly ... HR): 1.44 (95%CI: 1.08-1.92)]. There was no significant difference in mortality more than 30 days post-hospital discharge (delirium: 3.9%, no delirium: 2.6%). There was a persistent increased risk of emergency department visits, hospital readmissions , or mortality post-hospital discharge [HR: 1.12 (95%CI: 1.07-1.17)] throughout the study period.ICU delirium is associated with increased mortality 0 to 30 days post-hospital discharge. This article is open access and distributed ...
4/8/2021 Long-Term Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Delirium: A Population-Based Cohort Study. thedoctorspost.com ... HR): 1.44 (95%CI: 1.08-1.92)]. There was no significant difference in mortality more than 30 days post-hospital discharge (delirium: 3.9%, no delirium: 2.6%). There was a persistent increased risk of emergency department visits, hospital readmissions , or mortality post-hospital discharge [HR: 1.12 (95%CI: 1.07-1.17)] throughout the study period.ICU delirium is associated with increased mortality 0 to 30 days post-hospital discharge. This article is open access and ...
4/6/2021 Personalized patient navigation service reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use. infosurhoy.com ... ª Personalized patient navigation service reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use. Personalized patient navigation service reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use. HealthA personalized patient navigation service reduced hospital readmissions and emergency department (ER) visits for patients with comorbid substance use disorder. Findings from a randomized trial comparing Navigation Services to Avoid Rehospitalization (NavSTAR) versus usual treatment are published in Annals of Internal Medicine ...
4/6/2021 Personalized patient navigation service reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use medicalxpress.com by American College of PhysiciansA personalized patient navigation service reduced hospital readmissions and emergency department (ER) visits for patients with comorbid substance use disorder. Findings from a randomized trial comparing Navigation Services to Avoid Rehospitalization (NavSTAR) versus usual treatment are published in Annals of Internal Medicine .Hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use disorders are considered a vulnerable patient population at high risk for poor outcomes and very frequent and ...
4/6/2021 Patient Navigation Services Cut Readmission in Adults With SUD healthday.com ... department use, according to a study published online April 6 in the Annals of Internal Medicine .Jan Gryczynski, Ph.D., from the Friends Research Institute in Baltimore, and colleagues examined whether patient navigation services reduce hospital readmissions in a randomized trial involving 400 hospitalized adults with comorbid SUDs. Participants were randomly assigned to receive either treatment as usual (TAU) or Navigation Services to Avoid Rehospitalization (NavSTAR), which uses proactive case management ...