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  • outcomes
  • Therefore, the purpose of this study is to develop and examine the effectiveness of an intervention program for frail older patients admitted to hospital aimed at preventing functional decline and other hospital related negative outcomes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • People with serious and complex medical illness are a priority worldwide, due to the challenges in providing them with the best care, but also as they account heavily for health care spending yet experience poor outcomes," says the study's lead author Dr Peter May, Research Fellow in Health Economics at Trinity College Dublin. (eurekalert.org)
  • In addition, hospitals with softer budget constraints appear to have better mortality outcomes, suggesting that the reduced incentive to engage in cost control innovation as the result of SBC outweighs the dampening effect of quality improvement innovation. (nber.org)
  • Professor Mark Tooley, Director of Research & Development at the RUH, said: "This is a very exciting joint PhD project, the first collaboration of its kind between the two institutions that will bring new understanding to the variation of outcomes involved with different days of admission that should lead to better care of our patients here and throughout the UK. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Researchers
  • Researchers have recently found that many people with multiple hospital admissions have little to no food at home. (diabeteshealth.com)
  • The researchers found that not only is palliative care associated with a shorter hospital stay and lower costs, but that this effect is greatest for those with the most complex health needs often for whom the highest costs are associated with their care. (eurekalert.org)
  • Researchers from our School of Management will team up with clinicians and managers at the RUH to study this international problem and identify black spots for patient care throughout the year, be that out of hours or weekend admission, and the scale of the issue. (bath.ac.uk)
  • laboratory
  • Moreover, the numbers were not organized by symptoms or diagnoses: they were organized by what tests were run and which laboratory within the hospital had processed the results. (jnd.org)
  • ward
  • I saw this later in a different hospital in yet another ward. (jnd.org)
  • The program covers 100% of the difference between standard ward accommodation (payable by employee's provincial hospital insurance plan) and semi-private accommodation in a licensed general hospital. (smu.ca)
  • Readers of this blog may remember the shocking case of Esmin Green, the woman who died at Kings County Hospital Center (KCHC) June 19 after writhing on the floor of its psychiatric emergency ward for a full hour. (newsinferno.com)
  • decline
  • According to an association study to be released today, hospital costs rose 4.5 percent in 1984, the smallest increase since 1962 and a decline from 1983, when they increased 10.2 percent. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • study
  • The University of Chicago Hospitals, the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, the National Institute of Aging and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded the study. (uchospitals.edu)
  • In our study, we analyze this issue focusing on hospital access and quality by introducing an important aspect of the financial incentives, soft budget constraints (SBC), that takes into account both hospital's current and past financial health as well as their expected financial outlook (i.e., whether there is a sponsoring organization to bail them out). (nber.org)
  • Clinical
  • There are opportunities for medical staff and students who wish to gain experience in pre-hospital care to undertake clinical placements, research and audit in this area. (stvincents.ie)
  • The research will focus on quantitative and qualitative research techniques, including data analysis, shadowing clinicians, observing clinical meetings, and process mapping, leading to the development of a simulation model of different care processes," said Ms Frangeskou. (bath.ac.uk)
  • News
  • The News spoke to Briefel, who said he vividly remembered Wilkinson, but was unable to discuss the matter without hospital permission. (newsinferno.com)
  • primary
  • When your last A1C registered at more than 7 percent, did your primary care physician take action to lower it? (diabeteshealth.com)
  • Nurse practitioners (NPs) are providing an increasing proportion of primary care, which is in short supply in many areas of the country. (medicalxpress.com)
  • admissions
  • See Preventing Hospital Re-admissions for more information on how we get you home safe from the hospital and do our best to prevent you from being re-admitted. (assistinghands.com)
  • The cost of hospital care last year rose by its smallest margin in more than 20 years, chiefly because of a decrease in hospital admissions and limits on government health insurance payments, the American Hospital Association said Sunday. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The report indicated a continuation in the trend, which began in 1983, when hospital admissions declined for the first time in more than 15 years, and the drop in the number of hospital employees, which had been gradually increasing. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • results
  • Different hospitals might have different laboratories, so their results would be organized differently. (jnd.org)
  • needs
  • SKF is helping designers develop hospital care equipment that meets everyone's needs. (skf.com)
  • They assess your needs and encourage you to become an active participant in your plan of care. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Eighty per cent of deaths in Ireland occur with serious chronic disease, and Ireland has the fastest growing palliative care needs in Europe due to increasing numbers of death from cancer and neurodegenerative conditions including dementia. (eurekalert.org)
  • implementation
  • Questions or concerns from the public and from hospitals regarding the charity care program, its implementation, and interpretation of program regulations and policy may be directed to Department of Health staff at the Office of Hospital Finance & Charity Care. (nj.gov)
  • Treatment
  • It also found records were not being correctly maintained meaning patients were at risk of "unsafe or inappropriate" care and treatment. (bbc.com)
  • However, the majority of patients said they were "satisfied" with the care and treatment they received at the hospital, according to the report. (bbc.com)
  • Economics
  • It was conducted in collaboration with the National Palliative Care Research Center at Mount Sinai Medical School in New York, and the Palliative Care Economics (PaCE) research group at Trinity's Centre for Health Policy and Management. (eurekalert.org)
  • usually
  • While in the hospital or surgery center, the patient will usually be given pain medication as needed, monitored while eating in case there are swallowing problems, and helped to walk. (spine-health.com)
  • Our findings, for the first time, extend this phenomenon to hospitalized patients with common medical conditions, those usually cared for by general internists. (uchospitals.edu)
  • staff
  • Patients are placed on a clear liquid diet at first, with the hospital staff checking for swallowing problems. (spine-health.com)
  • Hospital or surgery center staff members will make sure the patient is stable before being sent home. (spine-health.com)
  • It is] unacceptable that both our staff and patients have historically endured standards of care which fall way below that of which any of us would expect from the NHS for our loved ones. (bbc.com)
  • different
  • Given an increasingly complex web of financial pressures on providers, studies have examined how the hospitals' overall financial health affect different aspects of hospital operation. (nber.org)