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10/15/2021 Early supported hospital discharge for foot disease: a co-design study biomedcentral.com ... disease, with an average length of hospital stay of 26 days. Early supported discharge (ESD) has been shown to improve patient satisfaction and reduce length of stay without increasing the risk of 30-day readmissions . This research aims to gain consensus on an optimal model of early supported discharge for foot disease. Methods Three focus groups were held where preliminary components for an early discharge model, as well as inclusion ...
10/14/2021 4 payer updates for spine, orthopedic surgeons to know Beckers Spine Review ... assessed the clinical and financial effects of initiatives for hip and knee replacement patients between 2014 and 2019. During that time, implementation of bundled payment programs at HSS saved CMS nearly $24 million, reduced readmissions and reduced medically unnecessary postoperative treatments. 3. CMS approved The State of Connecticut Health Plan, an episode-of-care payment model. The designation will go into effect Jan. 1, 2022, under an "Episodes of Care ...
10/14/2021 Population health management reimagined: Warrior Centric Health and HCL Technologies to develop new digital platform. wtvm.com ... insurance costs annually, receives all or most of their healthcare in civilian facilities, where providers are uniformly unaware, untrained, and unprepared to deliver that care equitably. This results in high rates of admissions and readmissions , costing facilities and payers millions of dollars every year while denying tens of millions of Americans the health they deserve. The only viable solution to this crisis lies in the ability of commercial healthcare systems ...
10/14/2021 Population health management reimagined: Warrior Centric Health and HCL Technologies to develop new digital platform. - WLBT wlbt.com ... insurance costs annually, receives all or most of their healthcare in civilian facilities, where providers are uniformly unaware, untrained, and unprepared to deliver that care equitably. This results in high rates of admissions and readmissions , costing facilities and payers millions of dollars every year while denying tens of millions of Americans the health they deserve. The only viable solution to this crisis lies in the ability of commercial healthcare systems ...
10/13/2021 Population Health Management Market worth $46.7 billion by 2026 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ icrowdnewswire.com ... mode of delivery, end user, and region. Population health management solutions enable stakeholders in the healthcare sector to deliver patient-centric care and help in curtailing the high costs associated with healthcare by reducing readmissions , ensuring that only appropriate and optimum interventions are provided to patients. These solutions streamline workflows by ensuring that the processes in care delivery function smoothly. Government mandates and support for healthcare IT solutions, increasing use ...
10/11/2021 Better manage transitions of care with tips from Nov. 3 webinar McKnight's Long Term Care News ... suboptimal care coordination, medication drop-off and dysphagia, which creates even more concern in the nursing home population. The goal is to help you improve communication during transitions, ultimately improving medication compliance, reducing hospital readmissions and ensuring clinical success for patients. This webinar is sponsored by CMP Pharma. For more details, or to register, visit here ...
10/11/2021 Editor's Pick: Association Between the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and Heart Failure Subtype Readmissions and Mortality in the USA emg-health.com Abstract Background: The Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) sought to reduce readmissions by penalising centres with readmissions above the national average, and heart failure (HF) is the leading driver of the readmission penalty. Recent Medicare analyses question the effectiveness of this strategy. This study evaluated the efficacy of HRRP by utilising large national datasets and is the first to analyse based on heart failure subtypes. Methods: Aggregate data was used ...
10/9/2021 UCI Health earns Blue Distinction Center designation for bariatric surgery services ucihealth.org ... bariatric surgery. The Blue Distinction Center designation is awarded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association to those bariatric surgery centers with a proven track record for delivering better results, including fewer complications and readmissions , than other providers. UCI Health has held this distinction since 2015. Blue Distinction Centers and Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery provide a full range of bariatric surgery care; including surgical care, post-operative care ...
10/7/2021 Predictors of 30- and 90-Day COPD Exacerbation Readmission: A Prospective Cohort Study dovepress.com ... NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK*These authors contributed equally to this workCorrespondence: Jaber S AlqahtaniEmail [email protected] Background: Readmission following COPD exacerbation is a common and challenging clinical problem. New approaches to predicting readmissions are required to help mitigate risk and develop novel interventions. Methods: We conducted a prospective cohort study in 82 COPD patients admitted due to an exacerbation of COPD. Lung function measures [spirometry, forced oscillation technique ...
10/6/2021 Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Overview and Regional Outlook Study 2017 – 2025 instanttechnews.com ... care is a seminal trend boosting the evolution of healthcare productive analytics. In recent years, there is a surging interest among payer organizations and several healthcare institutions in using predictive tools for mediating hospital readmissions . This has especially gathered steam in monitoring a growing number of elderly patients and pediatric populations. The functionality of predictive discussions in simplifying admission scores for such patients has gained significance among researchers and clinicians ...
10/5/2021 AP and Payroll Specialist fived.net ... value-based care models to improve and expand access to care, Mind 24-7 not only enhances quality patient care, but reduces pressure on the system, reducing costly emergency room visits, in-patient treatment, and readmissions for crisis care. To learn more, go to www.mind24-7.com. Description JOB SUMMARY The AP & Payroll Specialist is responsible for preparing payroll, processing Mind 24-7 bills, and managing accounts payable. This role has a range ...
10/5/2021 CDC: Reduce citations with these antibiotic stewardship tools McKnight's Long Term Care News ... citations for nursing homes were related to antibiotic prescribing and involved missing antibiotic prescribing protocols, missing documentation on the facility’s criteria for antibiotic initiation, and reassessment or review for new resident admissions or readmissions . Those mistakes accounted for 67% of penalties.Additionally, antibiotic tracking and reporting errors were involved in 40% of citations with providers most commonly being cited for either missing or incomplete antibiotic or infection surveillance logs ...
10/5/2021 Black COVID patients: Less medical follow-up, longer return-to-work delays, more hospital readmissions umich.edu Black COVID patients: Less medical follow-up, longer return-to-work delays, more hospital readmissions African American COVID-19 patients had the least physician follow-up and the longest delays in returning to work, a University of Michigan study found. Nonwhite (Black, Asian, Latinx) patients also were most likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 60 days of release, according to the study, which characterizes health disparity trends among ...
10/3/2021 Early Illness Detection in Residents Saves Missouri Nursing Homes and Payers $32 Million iadvanceseniorcare.com ... analysis of 11 Missouri nursing homes’ financial data across six years. This study isn’t the first to examine the cost of rehospitalizations from nursing homes. One study published in 2010 examined hospital readmissions of Medicare beneficiaries who had been discharged to skilled nursing facilities within 30 days. Those readmissions cost Medicare $4.34 billion during 2006. How Early Illness Detection Saves Money The University of Missouri study details that ...
10/2/2021 Methodist Jennie Edmundson honored by American Heart Association nonpareilonline.com ... Neurology and director of Acute Stroke Services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. “Research has shown that hospitals adhering to clinical measures through the American Heart Association’s quality improvement programs often see fewer readmissions and lower mortality rates.”Nearly half of all adults in the United States have experienced some form of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack, stroke and heart failure, the press release stated. For patients with ...
10/2/2021 OPAT for patients with cancer ivteam.com ... retrospectively and prospectively collected data on demographics, the completeness of infectious diseases (ID) physician consultation notes, rates of laboratory test result monitoring, ID clinic follow-up, and 30-day outcomes, including unplanned OPAT-related readmissions , OPAT-related emergency center visits, and deaths. Results: Completeness of ID provider notes improved from a baseline of 77 to 100% (p .0001) for antimicrobial recommendations, 75 to 97% (p .0001) for follow-up recommendations ...
10/1/2021 axialHealthcare Rebrands as Wayspring, Raises $75M for Value-Based Care Solution HIT Consultant ... transitions, and improve adherence to evidence-based medicine. – Since launching its member-facing SUD management solutions with three health plans in 2020, Wayspring has driven significant savings through the reduction of inpatient treatment readmissions , hospital admissions and emergency department visits ...
10/1/2021 Efficacy of Blended Collaborative Care for Patients With Heart Failure and Comorbid Depression jamanetwork.com ... eUC indicates enhanced usual care; ND, no depression; UC, usual care.Trial ProtocolStatistical Analysis PlaneFigure 1. 12-Month effect sizes for all randomized depressed patients and by gender.eFigure 2. 12-Month Readmissions : (A) All-Cause; and (B) Cardiovascular-Related.eFigure 3. 12-Month Mortality: (A) All-Cause; and (B) Cardiovascular-Related.eTable 1. Significance test for follow up rates between randomized arms and between depressed vs non ...
10/1/2021 Patterns of Use and Clinical Outcomes with Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in Acute Heart Failure and Changes in Kidney Function: An Analysis of the Veterans’ Health Administrative Database karger.com ... of ACEI/ARB as continued, initiated, discontinued, or no therapy. Multivariable logistic regression evaluated predictors of being discharged home on an ACEI/ARB. Cox regression analysis evaluated outcomes (30 and 180-day mortality/HF readmissions ). Results: 3,652 patients were included, of which 37% of patients hospitalized for AHF had ACEI/ARB discontinued on admission, or not initiated. After adjusting for age, blood pressure, and serum potassium, a per-unit increase ...
10/1/2021 2021 Hospital & Healthcare Provider Organization Data as KML, GeoJSON, Shapefile directionsmag.com ... to electronic health records are driving the use of Maptitude mapping software by healthcare providers to improve the health of their communities ( more... ). Maptitude is widely used to better target care interventions, to reduce readmissions , and to help hospitals qualify for incentives for service improvement.The ability and desire to map health data has exploded. Out of the box, Maptitude 2021 with the U.S. Country Package provides detailed geographic data ...