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Hospitals Work To Reduce Readmissions - Payers are the Ones Benefiting and some Hospitals Actually Lose Money Providing Better C by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven for guaranteeing that patients will not need to be readmitted. Hospitals' Efforts To Reduce Readmissions Not... to reduce the numbers Pilot Program to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates from Medicare – 14 Communities...
Helping hospitals reduce readmissions and hospital acquired conditions by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert readmissions and hospital acquired conditions, consider teaming up with those who are setting standards... and preventable readmissions by 20 percent in the next three years. This is something hospitals cannot afford...
Pilot Program to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates from Medicare – 14 Communities by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven ) to eliminate unnecessary hospital readmissions. According to CMS, the Project serves to improve health care... by watching the rates of readmission.   Medicare Update: CMS Announces Pilot Program to Reduce Hospital...
Hospital Readmissions – One Discussion That’s Not Going Anywhere Any Time Soon by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven , the cost to Medicare for unplanned readmissions was $17.4 billion — 17 percent of its total hospital budget... administration are considering bonus payments to hospitals with low readmission rates and penalties...
30 Day Hospital Readmission Rates: Opportunity for Patient & Caregiver Engagement by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven & Utilization Project  has released a new infographic on hospital readmissions by diagnosis and inpatient procedure. Hospital readmission is an indicator of quality of care and is an opportunity for reducing health...
What’s Going to Happen to Patients When in October of 2012 Medicare Will No Longer Reimburse for a Hospital Readmission Wi by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven and payors focus on curbing readmission rates, hospitals and caregivers need to revisit management... was used to make this decision? Could a patient be admitted to another hospital then?  So far we have seen pay for performance...
Patient Activation for Lower Hospital Readmissions by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven between patient ‘activation’ and lower hospital readmissions . The study found that patients with the lowest activation levels were nearly twice as likely to return to a hospital within 30 days compared to patients...
Avoiding hospital readmissions by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert Dr. Harlan Krumholz has written a thoughtful perspective on the battle of hospital readmissions. He explains that healthcare workers will need to explore new approaches to making hospitalization less toxic...
Hospital readmission policy flawed by Action for Better Healthcare Patient Expert is that it will penalize hospitals with excessive readmission rates, easily avoidable by simply assuring that patients... below. What it shows is that there is no difference in readmissions among hospitals in the three highest quartiles of follow-up visits, despite...
Are mobile apps the key to reducing hospital readmissions? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional hospital readmissions--and mobile apps have the potential to make this happen. Is this an overstatement..., before they become life-threatening. Readmission rates have become top-of-mind for hospitals lately. The Patient...

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