Patient Discharge

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4/15/2021 Usability of Electronic Health Record–Generated Discharge Summaries: Heuristic Evaluation jmir.org ... elderly patients. Based upon those data, 2 guidelines for creating useful discharge summaries were created. The new guidelines, along with 17 previously developed medical documentation usability heuristics, were applied to assess 4 simulated elderly patient discharge summaries. Results: The initial research effort yielded a list of 29 items that should always be included in elderly patient discharge summaries and a list of 7 “helpful, but not always necessary” items ...
4/8/2021 Late-week surgery and discharge to specialty care associated with higher costs and longer lengths of stay after elective lumbar laminectomy. thedoctorspost.com ... stenosis within the Cleveland Clinic health system between March 1, 2016, and February 1, 2019, were included in this analysis. Generalized linear modeling was used to assess the relationships between the day of surgery, patient discharge disposition, and hospital LOS, while adjusting for underlying patient health risks and other nonclinical factors, including the hospital surgery site and health insurance.A total of 1359 eligible patients were included in the authors ...
4/6/2021 AstraZeneca's Amaze platform aims to simplify chronic disease management—and put patients and docs on same page FiercePharma ... in patients when they need to bring them in versus the typical protocol," Karan Arora, AstraZeneca’s chief commercial digital officer and global vice president, said. “Now they can see, for instance, that a patient discharge d 10 days later is presenting risk. So they can say, ‘Let's bring them in now,’ versus thinking that patient doesn't present any risk.”Launched in mid-March, the platform's first real-world ...
4/6/2021 Care Logistics Completes "Go Live" of New Technology in Large Trauma Hospital, Helping Shorten Patient Length of Stay, Reduce Costs and Enhance Experiences Business Insider ... take a proactive approach to mitigating issues that contribute to longer patient stays. The hospital also reports that the technology is fostering better communication and coordination across its care teams and a more efficient patient discharge process and experience. "We are delighted to be partnering with this trauma hospital to help shorten patient length of stay, enhance care team communication, improve processes, reduce cost and ultimately take patient experiences to ...
4/1/2021 Kaleida Health announces expanded visitation policy for adult patients in non-COVID units | News 4 Buffalo wivb.com ... to visit patients undergoing a same-day procedure. Kaleida says the designated person will have to wait in a pre-determined waiting area or patient’s room if it’s a private room until patient discharge . Catholic Health expands non-COVID patient hospital visitation to 2 visitors at a timeTh change in visitor policy comes the same day as Catholic Health announced a similar expanded visitation policy.Patrick Ryan ...
3/24/2021 Mission Hospital to add cameras, security guard after carjacking victim raises alarm – Orange County Register ocregister.com In response to complaints from a woman who was carjacked in one of its parking lots last fall, Laguna Beach’s Mission Hospital will add more cameras and a security guard, and they’ll work with city police on security and patient discharge plans, officials said.Judie Dike, the Laguna Niguel woman who was injured and had her car stolen – a suspect is in custody awaiting trial – outside a ...
3/22/2021 Highmark's Allegheny Health Network posted $136M loss in 2020 amid pandemic FierceHealthcare Highmark Health's Allegheny Health Network (AHN) posted a $136 million operating loss in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, executives said Monday.That represents a drop of $180 million from 2019, according to the insurers' financial report , largely driven by volume declines due to COVID-19 and associated expenses. AHN saw inpatient discharges and observations decrease by 9% under the pandemic along with a 7% decrease in physician visits ...
3/19/2021 41-State Data Breach Settlement | Additional CCPA Regulations | Suit Over Patient Discharge Notice jdsupra.com ... addressing Big Tech’s gatekeeper powers and lowering barriers to entry, while the second hearing was focused on maintaining a diverse and free press. Consumer ProtectionAssisted Living Facilities Sued over Allegations of Unlawful Patient Discharge Practices, Misleading Information California AG Xavier Becerra sued assisted living facilities operator Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (“Brookdale”) over allegations that it failed to properly notify its patients and their families of transfers and ...
3/10/2021 Backend Engineer (Go) // Recare berlinstartupjobs.com Berlin, Germany Backend Go Golang HealthcareWe build software to facilitate transfers between healthcare facilities (what is called patient discharge coordination): about 30% of patients need a solution to be organised after a hospital stay. That could mean receiving care at home, moving to a care home or recovering at a rehabilitation clinic.Finding a spot is a complex task because the market is under a lot of pressure – ...
3/10/2021 Mental Health Association seeks moratorium on hospital discharges providencejournal.com View Comments PROVIDENCE — The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island is calling for “an immediate moratorium on disputed patient discharge s at Eleanor Slater Hospital,” a situation that has left many relatives and guardians of discharged patients desperately seeking appropriate care. In a statement released Monday evening, association Executive Director Laurie-Marie Pisciotta said, “We are in this troubling situation because the Raimondo administration ordered the closing of Eleanor ...