Transitions of Care
Research on post-discharge care showed cardiologists more effective than hospitalists in preventing heart failure patient readmissions
Standardized VTE care reduced readmission rates and shortened length of stay for uninsured patients in an urban hospital
Solid technology critical to accurate information transfer during transitions of care for hospitalized patients
Avoiding adverse drug events and unnecessary hospital readmissions among the benefits of promoting collaborative approach to patient care
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) transitional-care management codes may boost post-discharge clinics, clarify hospitalists’...
Hospitalists participating in a multidisciplinary "brown bag medications" program were trained to recognize patients at high-risk for not filling...
The Medicare Physician Payment Innovation Act of 2012 would replace the sustainable growth rate formula with a cost-effective model designed to...
Kidney disease the top diagnosis linked to readmission and death, study finds
Two new studies find little improvement between quality measures, 30-day readmissions
Innovations in Healthcare
Coordinating services between hospital subspecialists could improve patient care