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  • health
  • HIE allows the meaningful sharing of health information of locations where a patients may receive care or healthcare services and can be used to help improve the effective transmission of health information between inpatient and outpatient settings. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Loma Linda University (LLU) Medical Center and other patient care facilities linked to the health system have achieved Stage 7 designation on HIMSS Analytics' inpatient Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). (healthcare-informatics.com)
  • quality
  • APTA Board of Director member Dianne Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS , recently was appointed to the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Ad-hoc Planned Readmissions Committee . (apta.org)
  • Prevention
  • Identification and Prevention of Secondary Heart Failure: A Case Study ," published in the journal's August 2017 issue, explores possible strategies by which nurses and clinicians can identify secondary heart failure in hospitalized patients and implement early measures to prevent progression to acute decompensated heart failure. (newswise.com)
  • Methods
  • Adherence management (AdM) was coined by Robert (Bob) E. Wright in 2012 to describe a technology (i.e., science embedded in applications and methods) for improving both patient behavior and achieving desired clinical results throughout the clinical course. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • Although previous studies have examined healthcare utilization by sickle cell patients, none was so broadly based, Brousseau and colleagues asserted. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Asthma intervention program prevents readmissions in high healthcare users. (bmj.com)
  • The intervention had lower total healthcare costs (US$5726 v $12 188 per patient, p = 0.03). (bmj.com)
  • The ISRN provides a national laboratory for investigators from across broad geographical range to study improvement, healthcare delivery systems, dissemination, implementation, translation, safety, and patient outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • During transitions, patients with complex medical needs, primarily older patients, are at risk for poorer outcomes due to medication errors and other errors of communication among the involved healthcare providers and between providers and patients/family caregivers. (wikipedia.org)
  • As healthcare expenditures rise at an unsustainable rate there is increasing focus by patients, providers and policymakers on restraining unnecessary resource utilization such as that incurred by preventable re-hospitalizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Pauline and Stanley Foster Pavilion for Cancer Care houses a blood and marrow transplant program jointly operated by UCSD and Sharp Healthcare, the floor for which is completely pressurized and filtered allowing patients to roam freely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most patients are supposed to be able to choose the clinician whom they want to provide them with healthcare and that money to pay for the service should follow their choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spire Healthcare complained to Monitor (NHS) in 2013 that the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Blackpool, and in Fylde and Wyre were not doing enough to encourage patient choice, but their complaint was dismissed in September 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • The teach-back method, also called the "show-me" method, is a communication confirmation method used by healthcare providers to confirm whether a patient (or care takers) understands what is being explained to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeries
  • Whereas the SSI occurred more frequently in clean surgeries and readmissions can provide information about the quality of care, these findings are important to control infection practitioner review the antibiotic prophylaxis protocols and surgical practices in patients undergoing clean and potentially contaminated procedures. (biomedcentral.com)
  • cardiac
  • Our protocol of sending a nurse out to monitor you daily for the first 4 days after admission to home care ensures your patient has been thoroughly assessed and will be closely monitored by our cardiac team who are knowledgeable about caring for CHF patients at home and know when to call you, and just as importantly, know when not to call you. (realsolutionshomecare.com)
  • days
  • IDE was also associated with reduced readmissions within 180 days, although the relationship was attenuated. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In a population-based study of more than 16,000 sickle cell patients hospitalized in eight states, the 30-day rehospitalization rate was 33.4% (95% CI 33.0% to 33.8%), of which two-thirds were readmitted within 14 days, according to David C. Brousseau, MD, of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and colleagues. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In this study, the primary outcomes were 1) readmission within 30 days and death during stay for the index COPD admission and 2) 30-day readmission treated as a single variable. (copdfoundation.org)
  • transitional care
  • A recent position statement from the American Geriatrics Society defines transitional care as follows: For the purpose of this position statement, transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and continuity of health care as patients transfer between different locations or different levels of care within the same location. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Our research suggests that maybe clinical judgment isn't enough to decide whether a heart failure patient is ready to be discharged," Michtalik said. (jhu.edu)
  • As the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses ' bimonthly clinical practice journal for high-acuity, progressive and critical care nurses, CCN is a trusted source of information related to the bedside care of critically and acutely ill patients. (newswise.com)
  • Critical Care Nurse (CCN) , a bimonthly clinical practice journal published by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, provides current, relevant and useful information about the bedside care of critically and acutely ill patients. (newswise.com)
  • A Collaborative Blueprint for Reducing SNF Readmissions: Driving Results with Quality Reporting and Performance Metrics examines the evolution of the Tri-County SNF Collaborative, as well as the set of clinical and quality targets and metrics with which it operates. (hin.com)
  • The health system works closely with the university's School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy to provide training to medical and pharmacy students and advanced clinical care to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The regulations provide that a patient can choose to be seen by any NHS trust, public body, commercial organisation or third sector body, provided it holds a "commissioning contract" either with NHS England or a Clinical Commissioning Group when they are referred by their GP, community dentist or optometrist for treatment that is not identified as being immediately required. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • The framework includes a road map of best practices to address patient safety gaps and a tool kit of resources to implement the recommendations. (mnhospitals.org)
  • inpatient
  • 5 ) showed that 30% of these patients were hospitalized more than once within 1 year, and these patients accounted for a majority of the inpatient costs for patients with diabetes. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • There were 2,409 inpatient hospitalizations that were eligible to measure readmission (also called indexadmissions) and adhered to at least one core measure. (medindia.net)
  • results
  • Roughly 5.7 million people in the United States have heart failure, which kills about 300,000 each year, and results in repeat hospitalizations for many patients. (jhu.edu)
  • RESULTS In all, 2,265 patients were included in the 30-day analysis and 2,069 patients were included in the 180-day analysis. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Explain to interested patients that sickle cell disease results from a genetic defect in the gene for hemoglobin, leading to vaso-occlusive complications with severe pain. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Nurse
  • Motivational Interviewing takes more nurse educator time as together, with the patient, they attempt to identify and overcome areas of ambivalence concerning their disease process and plan of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Patients can quickly progress to acute decompensated heart failure if early signs and symptoms of heart failure are not identified in a timely manner. (newswise.com)
  • For example, doctors should ask if patients want to continue with acute care or start talking about hospice options, according to Reuben and Tinetti. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • High 30-day rehospitalization rates are usually chalked up to inadequate outpatient care, the researchers suggested in the April 7 Journal of the American Medical Association -- the first population-based analysis of acute care utilization among sickle cell patients. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Those totals translated to annual rates of 2.59 total acute-care encounters per patient-year (95% CI 2.53 to 2.65), including 1.52 hospitalizations per patient-year (95% CI 1.48 to 1.55) and 1.08 treat-and-release emergency department visits per patient-year (95% CI 1.04 to 1.11). (medpagetoday.com)
  • The need for acute care was most pronounced among 18- to 30-year-olds, who had an average of 3.61 encounters per patient-year (95% CI 3.47 to 3.75). (medpagetoday.com)
  • When analyzed by insurance status, the data indicated that patients with public insurance had the highest acute-care utilization rates, while those with no insurance had the lowest: 3.22 encounters per patient-year (95% CI 3.13 to 3.31) versus 1.42 (95% CI 1.33 to 1.51). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Some 29% of patients overall had no acute-care encounters and another 25% had fewer than one per year. (medpagetoday.com)
  • clinician
  • He said it has also improved communication between the patient and clinician by providing a clear, legible document that addresses all best practice orders, instructions and medications. (medindia.net)
  • education
  • After he and his family receive education about managing his heart condition at home, the patient is discharged with instructions for follow-up medical appointments. (newswise.com)
  • Further analysis determined that higher HbA 1c was associated with lower frequency of readmission only among patients who received a diabetes education consult. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • It includes logistical arrangements, education of the patient and family, and coordination among the health professionals involved in the transition. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a study done by an independent company, Axial Exchange, Rex was ranked highest based on readmissions, patient satisfaction, and self care tools and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Self-management is critical and self-management education complements traditional patient education in primary care to support patients to live the best possible quality of life with their chronic condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The Affordable Care Act is placing increasing focus on medical homes and accountable care organizations, and transition programs for hospitalized patients have garnered increasing attention ( 1 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Through Aligning Forces RWJF is working with targeted communities and national organizations to help patients and consumers better understand, demand and choose quality health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • In the 1990s he wrote a letter to the editor of New York Times concerning how Medicaid payment caps can limit physicians' availability to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2011, Amedisys was named Innovator of the Year during the 2011 Louisiana Governor's Technology Awards for its patient care management web application for physicians, Mercury Doc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have shown that patients treated by female physicians may have better outcomes than patients treated by male physicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the Quality/Equality portfolio, many RWJF grantees are working to measure and report physicians' performance to help doctors improve the care they deliver and to help consumers and patients make informed choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • The higher utilization in our study may be explained by the inclusion of many patients who do not benefit from the type of comprehensive care that was provided" in that study, Brousseau and colleagues wrote. (medpagetoday.com)
  • 56% of these readmissions were also for COPD (the authors note this is higher than reported in some other studies). (copdfoundation.org)
  • Medical
  • Medical care facilities will usher patients out as quickly as possible unless patients and their loved ones force them to slow down and answer questions. (personalmoneystore.com)
  • Medical records and reports of control infection practitioner of 98 patients readmitted with SSI were reviewed and the data were analyzed in relation to gender, age, co morbidities, length of staying, surgery, specialty, type of procedures, wound class, duration of surgery, SSI and micro-organisms. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Amedisys provides in-home skilled nursing, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy and speech language pathology, medical social work, home aides, and hospice and bereavement services, with 11 million patient care visits in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • This can be due to various reasons such as a patient not understanding medical terminology, not feeling comfortable asking questions or even cognitive impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • When to ask for teach-back→ Early in the care process Why is it important→Many patients have difficulty understanding medical information. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • We also worked with our MPRO (Michigan Quality Improvement Organization) and reviewed data that showed that about 30 percent of our patient population was shared between our three health systems. (hin.com)
  • The studies varied in methodology, but both were prospective, included patients with physician diagnosed asthma who attended the ED, and assessed health care utilisation outcomes and quality of life at 1 year. (bmj.com)
  • (Springer, Inc.) Poretsky has been vocal in the media about how health care policy can affect patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient safety is increased by understanding and reinforcing health care providers' normal ability to bridge gaps. (wikipedia.org)
  • and if the patient has executed a health care proxy as defined in article 29-C of the public health law, that any directions included in such proxy shall be taken into account by the court in determining the written treatment plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consumer engagement: Encouraging patients to be active and effective managers of their health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • identify
  • Once identified, AdM Coaches work with these patients (patient engagement) to identify consequences (consequence analysis) with their plan of care that might result in non-adherence. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • HIE allows the meaningful sharing of health information of locations where a patients may receive care or healthcare services and can be used to help improve the effective transmission of health information between inpatient and outpatient settings. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Loma Linda University (LLU) Medical Center and other patient care facilities linked to the health system have achieved Stage 7 designation on HIMSS Analytics' inpatient Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). (healthcare-informatics.com)
  • quality
  • APTA Board of Director member Dianne Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS , recently was appointed to the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Ad-hoc Planned Readmissions Committee . (apta.org)
  • surgical
  • Patients who underwent PPF surgery were selected from the 2012 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric (NSQIP-PEDS) database. (ovid.com)
  • In the following decade, the disappointing results of long-term follow-up clinical studies of the pioneering designs has left ankle arthrodesis as the surgical treatment of choice for these patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The role of the consultation-liaison psychiatrist is to see patients with comorbid medical conditions at the request of the treating medical or surgical consultant or team. (wikipedia.org)
  • rate
  • Ankle replacements have a 30-day readmission rate of 2.2%, which is similar to that of knee replacement but lower than that of total hip replacement. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • Patients with underlying cardiac risk factors, severe American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status class, and asthma should prompt greater attention given their heightened risk profiles. (ovid.com)
  • Conversely, patients with evidently serious conditions, such as cardiac arrest, will bypass triage altogether and move straight to the appropriate part of the department. (wikipedia.org)
  • UOHI cares for more than 100,000 cardiac patients each year, and patient satisfaction is among the highest in Ontario, averaging 98 percent. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • In one complete day, patients undergo a comprehensive exam that includes a thorough clinical assessment, diagnostic studies, and education about the severity of their valve disease. (aspirus.org)
  • The next step is to explore clinical trials in naturally infected patients. (eurekalert.org)
  • As patients can present at any time and with any complaint, a key part of the operation of an emergency department is the prioritization of cases based on clinical need. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most patients will be initially assessed at triage and then passed to another area of the department, or another area of the hospital, with their waiting time determined by their clinical need. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare
  • To go beyond medical treatment and to secure patient health for the long term, Associação Saúde Criança espouses a biopsychosocial model of healthcare that provides comprehensive post-hospitalization care and aims to bring the family out of poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • methods
  • We investigated the prevalence and prognostic significance of functional mitral regurgitation (MR) and tricuspid regurgitation (TR) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF).Methods and Results:We retrospectively studied the cases of 11,021 consecutive patients who had undergone transthoracic echocardiography. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • clinicians
  • False-positive alarms cause anxiety for care teams, patients and families, and can lead to clinicians becoming desensitized to true patient emergencies while placing pressure on already constrained hospital resources,' said PeraHealth co-founder and chief science officer Michael J. Rothman, in a statement. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Having a surveillance system that reliably alerts care teams to the need for emergency intervention is essential to helping clinicians provide the right care to the right patients at the right time. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • medication
  • In a soft, soothing voice, nurse Louise takes a recently discharged hospital patient through all the steps needed to understand a medication chart, explaining the purpose of each colored column and the important things to remember. (unionleader.com)
  • Study
  • Patients' perception of types of errors in palliative care-results from a qualitative interview study. (ahrq.gov)
  • This study aims to identify risk factors for complications from and readmission after PPF using a national database. (ovid.com)
  • Among 225 study patients, 12 (5.3%) suffered perioperative complications. (ovid.com)
  • procedure
  • This procedure is becoming the treatment of choice for patients requiring arthroplasty, replacing the conventional use of arthrodesis, i.e. fusion of the bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • differences
  • For all cancers examined, relative differences by deprivation were substantial, with patients from the most deprived group 25%-67% more likely to present as emergencies, depending on the cancer type (54% for all cancers combined). (thehealthwell.info)
  • assessment
  • Triage is normally the first stage the patient passes through, and consists of a brief assessment, including a set of vital signs, and the assignment of a "chief complaint" (e.g. chest pain, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assisting with assessment of the capacity of a patient to consent to treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • Liaison psychiatry usually provides a service to patients in a general medical hospital, either inpatients, outpatients or attenders at the Emergency Department. (wikipedia.org)
  • She realized that treatments given at the hospital were ineffective if her patients simply returned to the environments that made them sick in the first place. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Due to the unplanned nature of patient attendance, the department must provide initial treatment for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life-threatening and require immediate attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Supporting the management of patients with mental disorders who have been admitted for the treatment of medical problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some cases, a traveler's personal insurance company is required to repatriate the patient for medical treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Management
  • Patients diagnosed with AFib now have access to expert management of this serious condition at the Aspirus Heart and Vascular AFib Clinic. (aspirus.org)
  • Patients who have been diagnosed with a heart valve problem now have access to expert management of this condition at The Valve Center at Aspirus Heart & Vascular. (aspirus.org)
  • medSolis pairs a simple, intuitive and scalable care management system with an easy-to-use hand-held patient "app. (blogspot.com)
  • identify patients
  • The ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Protocol, developed at UOHI, specifies that paramedic in Ottawa identify patients with a STEMI heart attack and transport them directly to the Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) include machines that allow you to ventilate and oxygenate patients without the need t. (blogspot.com)
  • heart
  • AF appeared in 1,194 patients, and we selected 298 with AF and LVEF ≥50% but without other underlying heart diseases. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • score
  • The first cohort included patients with blunt multisystem or blunt mechanism traumas with an Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) score ≥ 3 in two or more regions including the head, face, neck, thorax, abdomen, spine, and extremities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second cohort was composed of trauma patients with penetrating truncal injuries with an AIS score ≥ 3 in at least one region including the neck, thorax, and abdomen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients in the third cohort had a blunt single-system injury with an AIS score ≥ 3 in only one AIS body region, with the remaining regions having a maximum AIS score of 2. (wikipedia.org)