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  • gown
  • This Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, still image taken from video provided by Imamu Baraka shows a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night. (syracuse.com)
  • BALTIMORE (AP) -- The man who said he came to the aid of a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night, says he was left outraged and stunned at how she was treated. (syracuse.com)
  • Why Was A Baltimore Patient Discharged At A Bus Stop In Just A Gown? (kenw.org)
  • A Baltimore hospital has started an investigation over why a distressed and confused patient was left at a bus stop at night in cold temperatures and wearing just a hospital gown. (kenw.org)
  • nurses
  • Keogh's warning came as David Cameron prepared to meet with a panel of nurses, patient and medical experts over other concerns about patient care in the NHS system. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • It can take as many as five calls to reach a patient, meaning nurses are spending inordinate amounts of unproductive time. (answerstat.com)
  • A recent study showed that the incorporation of an IVR reduced nurse workload by eighty-eight percent and enabled nurses to focus their follow-up efforts on just those patients who truly required their attention. (answerstat.com)
  • Patients and nurses alike can respond to telephone surveys to indicate satisfaction levels, an important performance indicator for healthcare facility executives and an integral business variable in pay-for-performance situations. (answerstat.com)
  • Post Visit Call Nurses (PVCN) are generally experienced Registered Nurses who call patients discharged from the various facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • physician
  • Your physician will determine when you may be discharged. (cooperhealth.org)
  • It is usually undertaken by a pharmacist, and may include consulting several sources such as the patient, their relatives or carers, or their primary care physician. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important factor in improving compliance, The cost of prescription medication also plays a major role. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important factor in improving compliance, As of 2003, US health care professionals more commonly used the term "adherence" to a regimen rather than "compliance", because it has been thought to reflect better the diverse reasons for patients not following treatment directions in part or in full. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, the term adherence includes the ability of the patient to take medications as prescribed by their physician with regards to the correct drug, dose, route, timing, and frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2007, concordance has been used to refer specifically to patient adherence to a treatment regimen which the physician sets up collaboratively with the patient, to differentiate it from adherence to a physician-only prescribed treatment regimen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The physician obtains data concerning the patient from a variety of sources: the results of a medical examination, excerpts from the case history, the patient's answers to questions, and information imparted by the patient's relatives and persons who know them well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicare
  • Hospital readmission rates were formally included in reimbursement decisions for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, which penalizes health systems with higher than expected readmission rates through the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • All members of the health care team are responsible for helping with the discharge planning process. (cooperhealth.org)
  • Too many patients who are treated in hospital for heart disease are being discharged without appropriate advice on how they can improve their health and with little follow-up care, show results of a patient survey done by the NHS inspection body, the Healthcare Commission. (bmj.com)
  • Healthcare IoT has the potential to greatly improve patient care - but it's not without its challenges. (techtarget.com)
  • We believe firmly that we provided appropriate medical care to a patient who came to us in need, but where we absolutely failed, and where we own that failure, is in the demonstration of basic humanity and compassion as a patient was being discharged from our organization after having received that care," he said. (syracuse.com)
  • The hospital adds: "While there are many circumstances of this patient's case that we cannot address publicly, in the end we clearly failed to fulfill our mission with this patient, no matter the circumstances of her case or the quality of the clinical care we provided in the hospital (which is not depicted in the video). (kenw.org)
  • However, the fact remains that the proper follow-up process is imperative to ensuring top-quality patient care. (answerstat.com)
  • This is attributable to the failure of the management to create care plans with clearly spelt out lengths of stay as well as projected date of discharge. (essaysprofessors.com)
  • The initiative has, however, alarmed pensioners' pressure groups and doctors who see it as a measure to cut waiting lists that could lead to lower quality care and the premature release of ill patients. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • Simon Williams, of the Patients Association, said: "This raises concerns about the quality of patient care and whether it is being jeopardised for the sake of reducing waiting lists. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • Hilary Carter, of Help the Aged, said: "Getting patients out early is fine but the country just doesn't have the home care resources to cope. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • Major barriers to compliance are thought to include the complexity of modern medication regimens, poor "health literacy" and not understanding treatment benefits, occurrence of undiscussed side effects, poor treatment satisfaction, cost of prescription medicine, and poor communication or lack of trust between a patient and his or her health-care provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • Created with Bloomsbury AI, it was designed to use artificial intelligence to review patients' digital records and provide health alerts based on data points gathered by care workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cera later developed a patient care dashboard to provide patients with on-demand access to care, medications, transportation, food, and doctor's services via tablet computer. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also developed a platform that predicts patient deteriorations by computing the risk of events such as hospitalisations based on care worker input. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was an advocate of hospital reform and is the acknowledged founder of what today is known as outcomes management in patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was his lifelong pursuit to establish an "end results system" to track the outcomes of patient treatments as an opportunity to identify clinical misadventures that serve as the foundation for improving the care of future patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Commission also established the Ernest A. Codman Award for the use of outcomes measures to advance the quality and safety of patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation
  • citation needed] This may affect patient health, and affect the wider society when it causes complications from chronic diseases, formation of resistant infections, or untreated psychiatric illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • caretakers
  • The protesters turned violent, threatening the caretakers, removing the infected patients, and looting the clinic of its supplies, including blood-stained bed sheets and mattresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • He discussed the treatment of patients, improving patient trust and restoring a sense of pride to the nursing profession. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • The unit provides 18 beds instead of the previous 7, and capacity will be for treatment of about 1,000 patients per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The unit also has a shower room to bathe patients confined to their beds as well as two pressure rooms for treatment of patients with transmissible infections (or those especially vulnerable to them). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2003 estimates from the World Health Organization indicated that only about 50% of patients with chronic diseases living in developed countries follow treatment recommendations with particularly low rates of adherence to therapies for asthma, diabetes, and hypertension. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this context, the patient is informed about their condition and treatment options,involved in the decision as to which course of action to take, and partially responsible for monitoring and reporting back to the team. (wikipedia.org)
  • A WHO study estimates that only 50% of patients suffering from chronic diseases in developed countries follow treatment recommendations. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, a 2004 UK study reported a 97% compliance rate at the beginning of treatment with statins, but only about 50% of patients were still compliant after six months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catamnesis is the follow-up history of a patient after they are discharged from treatment or a hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • He kept track of his patients via "End Result Cards" which contained basic demographic data on every patient treated, along with the diagnosis, the treatment he rendered, and the outcome of each case. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Following figures released concerning the overnight discharge of vulnerable patients on the NHS, Sir Bruce Keogh, the medical director for the National Health Service, has stepped in and ordered a review of the service. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • However, there was one thing that issuing a patient discharge summary could not encourage - patient use of personal health record (PHR) systems. (techtarget.com)
  • An IVR can fit seamlessly into any health facility's IT and phone systems, providing details on patient calls to help mitigate adverse events, as well as reduce liability. (answerstat.com)
  • data
  • An interactive voice response (IVR) system, previously only associated with telemarketing or customer-service automated systems, can automate the post-discharge patient follow-up by using customized rules and call scripts to gather important data from the patient, ensuring that scarce nursing resources are used only where personal follow-up is required. (answerstat.com)
  • Business rules can determine the course of action for the call, whether the patient is transferred to a live attendant at a medical call center, a notification is sent to a nursing station and pertinent callbacks can be conducted by a medical professional, or data is merely collected for statistical trends and patient satisfaction analysis. (answerstat.com)
  • study
  • Surprisingly, the same study showed high patient acceptance rates for the new system, with two-thirds of patients expressing a preference for the automated system. (answerstat.com)
  • In a study carried out by McMillan (1996), patients reported 'windows' of experience, in which emotional disturbance was sufficient to cause PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Bruce Keogh, NHS medical director, has called for a review on the overnight discharges of vulnerable patients. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • In medicine, compliance (also adherence, capacitance) describes the degree to which a patient correctly follows medical advice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical and psychological effects of early discharge after surgery for breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The history of a patient after the onset of a medical or psychiatric illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an attempt to popularize the island so that patients went to Culion willingly, Heiser sent agents to Filipino towns to disseminate information about Culion's housing, the type of food the residents would eat, and the medical facilities available. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specialization of medical services was also not feasible due to the small medical establishment and high doctor-to-patient ratios. (wikipedia.org)
  • long
  • The conclusion of the investigation was that the organisation did not have a robust financial recovery plan or a strategy to ensure it continues to provide services for patients in the long term. (wikipedia.org)
  • doctors had to travel long distances to various wards scattered throughout the hospital to treat patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • With the automated system, patients felt that they could be more honest as there was no immediate judgment or bias associated with their responses. (answerstat.com)
  • First, the management ought to device a system where the planning for discharge begins soon after the patient has been admitted. (essaysprofessors.com)
  • Visitors
  • Concerns about food hygiene and cleanliness, have posed a potential risk to patients, visitors and staff which is completely unacceptable. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • Catamnesis is a summary of all information about a patient obtained on a single or several occasions after the end of his initial period under observation. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • This booklet provides the patient education and daily weight tracking resources one would expect to see in a PHR service - only in a format patients will actually use. (techtarget.com)
  • PET scan of a healthy brain - Image courtesy of US National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center PET scan of brain with AD - Image courtesy of US National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center Amnesia is an abnormal mental state in which memory and learning are affected out of all proportion to other cognitive functions in an otherwise alert and responsive patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • staff
  • Best practices show that follow-up is important and if it is done often, it is the hospital nursing staff that is tasked with the responsibility of following up by telephone with patients who have been discharged. (answerstat.com)
  • Consequently, hundreds of patients and staff- both locals and expatriates- perished and were buried in a mass grave on hospital grounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • length of s
  • A common statistic associated with length of stay is the average length of stay (ALOS), a mean calculated by dividing the sum of inpatient days by the number of patients admissions with the same diagnosis-related group classification. (wikipedia.org)
  • The method constructs a scattergram where length of stay, turnover interval, discharges, and deaths per available bed are combined. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • In 1876, Royal Hospital in Victoria was converted to British Columbia's first facility to house mentally ill patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to overcrowding, Royal Hospital was closed and the patients moved to the new Provincial Asylum for the Insane in 1878. (wikipedia.org)
  • British Columbia's first Provincial Botanist, John Davidson, established an arboretum, nursery and a botanical garden on the hospital lands, often with the assistance of patients as there was a belief in the therapeutic value. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1956 the hospital had reached 4,306 patients up from 450 in 1913. (wikipedia.org)
  • As further closures were being planned, legislation was also passed in 1969 that deemed Riverview an "open hospital" allowing private practitioners to send their patients to Riverview. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • No severe late adverse effects are observed in these patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • She also appeared in an independently-produced documentary, Voices from the Shadows, about severe ME and the mistreatment of British patients, which premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival in 2011 and won the Audience Favorite International Documentary Award there, and was recently released on mail-order DVD in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedures
  • Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration: Application to Healthy Patients Undergoing Elective Procedures" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • recovery
  • The path to a successful hip replacement and recovery begins with choosing a surgeon who has a lot of experience, whose former patients are happy with his or her work, and who takes the time to answer your questions. (painfreelivinglife.com)
  • Pre-surgery NPO orders are typically between 6 and 12 hours prior to surgery, through recovery suite discharge, but may be longer if long acting medications or oral post-meds were administered. (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • In never all duties of nasal oyster-bed, decrease, in opposition, takes away the student, already that what side the importance has should be employed in throwing out months eased labia and those which oppress it, not of expending that truth in the discharge of food, which would here serve to clog the simple scrofula. (hughesanderson.com)
  • The American Board of Anesthesiology recommends that patients should not eat solid food for at least 8 hours prior to a procedure, and should not drink even clear liquids for at least 2 hours prior. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetic
  • RESULTS: 281 RCTs (76.9% double-blinded) with 180,000 patients were included, comparing incretin-based therapies with other six classes of anti-diabetic drugs or placebo. (ox.ac.uk)
  • name
  • Mofetta (Italian from Latin mephÄ«tis, a pestilential exhalation), is a name applied to a volcanic discharge consisting chiefly of carbon dioxide, often associated with other vapours, representing the final phase of volcanic activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • given
  • Again, a given ECG tracing can be dissected into primary disorder and secondary manifestations and ask what is causing the primary disorder, so that the patient can be treated appropriately, promoting quality patient care. (blogspot.com)
  • She was assisted by her mother, Bridget Kathleen "Kay" Gilderdale, who was subsequently charged with attempted murder and was eventually given a one-year conditional discharge after admitting to assisting with her daughter's suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • After serving in the United States Navy, he received an honorable discharge and completed pre-medical studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
  • method
  • It was isolated from Patharia forest soil in India and distinguishably different from other species in morphology of sporangia (flask-shaped) and the method of spore discharge. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • In the early 1990s, Dr. Manger took a special interest in Refractive surgery (including Radial keratotomy and Automated lamellar keratoplasty) to help patients become independent of their need for eyeglasses and contact lenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • The transfer was followed by a transition from custodial care to the more active psychiatric care of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regional clinics began drawing patients from Riverview, and both advances in treatment and eventual cutbacks in funding resulted in fewer people receiving mental health care province-wide. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • The two patients showed no evidence of disease for 75 months and 63 months after the initial radiotherapy and for 50 months and 37 months after the carbon-ion radiotherapy, respectively. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Male
  • Patients were originally housed in temporary buildings, and in 1913 the building that would eventually be called West Lawn began treating the 300 most seriously ill male patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the comparative cardiovascular safety of incretin-based therapies in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). (ox.ac.uk)
  • Kensuke Mitsuda thought that Japan was rich in the nodular type and they could not endure leprosy stigma if patients were discharged into the society. (wikipedia.org)
  • value
  • The patient had an elevated value of serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCC), 5.3 ng/ml (normal value: 0-1.5 ng/ml). (biomedcentral.com)
  • safety
  • As carbon dioxide is heavier than the air, patients can use it as dry spa, if certain safety regulations are complied with. (wikipedia.org)