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4/9/2021 HF Care, Outcomes Worse in Hospitals with More Medicare/Medicaid Beneficiaries Physicians Weekly HF Care, Outcomes Worse in Hospitals with More Medicare/Medicaid BeneficiariesApr 12, 2021 Patients less likely to receive important HF Tx, more likely to have higher readmissions Heart failure (HF) patients treated at hospitals with more dual-eligible Medicare and Medicaid patients were less likely to receive important HF treatments, including β-blocker prescriptions on discharge, measurement of left ventricular function, and anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation or flutter — ...
4/8/2021 Long-Term Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Delirium: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Physicians Weekly ... 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 under ...
4/7/2021 Readmission Patterns Physicians Weekly Readmission PatternsApr 7, 2021 Readmission within 30 days has been used as a metric for quality of care received at hospitals for certain diagnoses. In the era of accountability, value-based care, and increasing cancer costs, policymakers are looking into cancer readmissions as well. We conducted a retrospective cohort study using linked Texas Cancer Registry and Medicare claims data. We included elderly Texas residents diagnosed with GI cancer and ...
4/6/2021 Memory Care Activities Assistant – PT – Covenant Care California, LLC – Davis, CA medacura.com ... facilities Home Health Therapy and RehabilitationWe consistently outperform our peers in every CMS 5-Star Quality Measure, out-score our peers in every CMS 5-Star rating, and consistently achieve a 30-Day Readmissions rate lower than our peers.We are Family Serving FamiliesAs part of the Courtyard Healthcare team, you will assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities ...
4/6/2021 Personalized patient navigation service reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with comorbid substance use. infosurhoy.com You are at: Home » Health » 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 ...
4/5/2021 Updated guidance includes CDC recommending 14-day quarantine for facility residents who go off-site for more than 24 hours McKnight's Long Term Care News ... resident that likely outweighs any potential benefits of quarantine,” the guidance states.Those who are away from the facility for 24 hours or longer should be treated the same as new admissions and readmissions . Those residents should be placed in a 14-day quarantine, “even if they have a negative test upon admission,” according to the CDC.“Exceptions include residents within [three] months of a [COVID-19] infection ...
4/5/2021 A third of acute COVID patients rehospitalized; discharge with oxygen support tied to better recovery McKnight's Long Term Care News PrintCOVID patients have increased rates of multi-organ dysfunction after hospital discharge, and almost a third are rehospitalized within four months, according to a new study published in the BMJ . But another new study has linked discharge with supplementary oxygen to fewer readmissions in those who experience COVID-19 pneumonia.In one investigation involving 47,000 discharged COVID-19 patients, 29% were readmitted, and more than 10% died during a ...
4/2/2021 Inpatient Hematology Patients’ Care Receiving Chemotherapy Physicians Weekly ... of patients received pegfilgrastim, while 88% in June 2013 (P = .02). Antiemetic prescriptions after chemotherapy enhanced from 40% (June 2013) to 70% (June 2014; P = .004). Two areas did not show improvement: number of readmissions (12 v 21; P = .26) number of telephone calls after discharge (nine each for June 2013 and 2014; P = 1.0). A systematic approach to hospital discharges improved medication reconciliation, supportive care, and follow-up appointments ...
4/2/2021 Covid-19: Ambulatory Management with Home Oxygen Results in Low Mortality, Low Readmissions Physicians Weekly Covid-19: Ambulatory Management with Home Oxygen Results in Low Mortality, Low ReadmissionsApr 2, 2021 Expected practice approach may help to preserve access to acute care, enable earlier dischargesDischarging Covid-19 pneumonia patients to home with supplementary ambulatory oxygen resulted in low mortality rates and low 30-day readmission rates, according to a multicenter, retrospective cohort study from California.“Ambulatory management of Covid-19 with home oxygen has ...
4/2/2021 Inpatient Hematology Patients’ Care Receiving Chemotherapy thedoctorspost.com ... of patients received pegfilgrastim, while 88% in June 2013 (P = .02). Antiemetic prescriptions after chemotherapy enhanced from 40% (June 2013) to 70% (June 2014; P = .004).Two areas did not show improvement:number of readmissions (12 v 21; P = .26) number of telephone calls after discharge (nine each for June 2013 and 2014; P = 1.0). A systematic approach to hospital discharges improved medication reconciliation, supportive care, and follow-up appointments ...
4/1/2021 Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM to Implement Quantum Computing HIT Infrastructure ... Health .The collaboration intends to build robust research and clinical infrastructure to empower big data medical research in ethical ways, while also protecting patient privacy. Dig Deeper Cleveland Clinic Finds Electronic Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Readmissions Additionally, the companies will work to advance discoveries for patient care and novel approaches to public health threats, such as the COVID-19 pandemic .“Through this innovative collaboration, we have a unique opportunity to bring ...
3/31/2021 Southwest Medical Hospice: A Vital Component of Human-Centered Care reviewjournal.com ... thinks about terminal illness and caregiving,” said Kelly Beard, executive director of Southwest Medical Hospice. “Health care is trending more toward home-based care, which can lead to a reduction in costly hospital readmissions . But the real value can be found in knowing our patients and their families are likely to experience a more fulfilling end-of-life experience at home, on their own terms. This has become especially ...
3/31/2021 Lutheran Hospital 1 of 2 in nation to receive ACC Advanced Heart Failure Accreditation | WANE 15 wane.com ... driven and systematic approach to managing heart failure have been able to reduce time to treatment while identifying and predicting high-risk patients. They are also able to reduce length-of-stay and hospital readmissions .“The continuum of care Lutheran Hospital delivers begins with the dedication of our team, with the patient at the center,” said Brady Dubois, CEO, Lutheran Hospital. “Our innovative treatments and specialized services are built ...
3/30/2021 Robert Charles commented on Impact of individualized care on readmissions after a hospitalization for acute exacerbation of COPD copdfoundation.org ... included assessment, education, medication reconciliation and community resource utilization across four time points: 1) initial contact; 2) post-discharge contact; 3) home visit; and 4) continued care. Care package implementation was associated with reduced readmissions rates at 90-days only in treatment group females; reduced readmissions rates were not identified for females at 30-days or for males at either time point. While not the primary study outcome of interest ...
3/26/2021 Anthem Plans to Acquire myNEXUS, Expand Home Healthcare Services HealthPayer Intelligence ... president of Anthem diversified business group. Dig Deeper Payer Strategies For Home Healthcare, Remote Patient Monitoring“Bringing the right level of whole person care into the home has been demonstrated to improve outcomes, reduce readmissions and improve members’ and their family’s experience of wellbeing.”myNEXUS is a home healthcare company that provides integrated nursing management. The company serves around 1.7 million Medicare Advantage members. Its footprint spans ...
3/26/2021 HCMC attains four-star quality rating parispi.net ... Äôs chief nursing officer, informed the board of the change during a quality report at the end of the meeting.The rating is based on patient surveys, general information, timely and effective care, complications, readmissions and deaths, use of medical imaging and payment and value of care.Overall, the hospital‚Äôs rating went from 65.6% to 78.6%. The hospital saw its patient satisfaction ratings go up in every category between ...
3/25/2021 Anthem to acquire myNEXUS, home health benefits manager jhconline.com ... environments,” said Prakash Patel, M.D., Anthem executive vice president, and president, Anthem Diversified Business Group. “Bringing the right level of whole person care into the home has been demonstrated to improve outcomes, reduce readmissions and improve members’ and their family’s experience of wellbeing.”myNEXUS deploys a platform for providers to highly automate the home visit authorization process, speed time to care, increase provider effectiveness and improve ...
3/25/2021 Anthem to Acquire myNEXUS homecaremag.com ... environments,” said Prakash Patel, M.D., Anthem executive vice president, and president, Anthem Diversified Business Group. “Bringing the right level of whole person care into the home has been demonstrated to improve outcomes, reduce readmissions and improve members’ and their family’s experience of wellbeing.”myNEXUS deploys a user-friendly platform for providers to highly automate the home visit authorization process, speed time to care, increase provider effectiveness ...
3/25/2021 How hospital readmissions fell by 61% and clinical outcomes improved using value-based care McKnight's Long Term Care News PrintImplementing value-based care partnerships has led to significant improvements in resident clinical outcomes, hospital readmissions and reduced costs for long-term care providers who detailed their successes during a recent webinar series.“We’ve found value across the board,” said Tim Nelson, executive director of Tucson, AZ-based provider Mountain View Retirement Village. “We’ve been able to retain our residents longer, give them a happier and ...
3/25/2021 Daxor Biotech Blood Volume Innovation Is Rapidly Improving Patient Outcomes Benzinga ... or less, results are generated. Over 50,000 blood tests have been performed at leading hospitals across the country since its introduction and has been shown to reduce heart failure mortality by over 80% and readmissions by over 56% in peer-reviewed studies confirming that accurate blood volume measurement enhances hospital performance metrics and leads to better patient outcomes.Daxor has been officially recognized as meeting all ISO 13485 requirements, including ...