hospital readmission

How Analytics Can Help Pharmacists Reduce Readmissions
How Analytics Can Help Pharmacists Reduce ReadmissionsPharmacists can help patients—but only the ones they have time to reach.
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018Learn from hospitals and managed care organizations at the forefront of successful initiatives. Read more.
Four strategies cut newborn readmissionsPreventing readmissions has always been a high priority for the clinicians in hospital newborn nurseries. Here's how one program works on cutting down readmission rates.
“No strings” prenatal income support improves birth outcomesA study among low-income women receiving prenatal income support in the Canadian province of Manitoba found that this unique benefit—provided with no conditions—results in positive birth outcomes.
Ten ways to reduce hospital readmissions
Ten ways to reduce hospital readmissionsSuccessful healthcare systems share their strategies for reducing hospital readmissions.
How payers can help hospitals reduce readmissionsPreventing hospital readmissions must be top of mind for payers and providers, says Jill Duncan, RN, executive director at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, where she leads the Joint Replacement Learning Community.
Boosting micropreemie outcomesHospital discharge for extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) infants, defined as those born at 28 weeks or earlier and weighing less than 1000 g at birth, often means significant ongoing health challenges for these babies and their families.
Preventing hospital readmissionsAs payment models shift toward value, physicians will increasingly be measured on their ability to keep patients out of the hospital. Here’s how to get ahead of the curve.
New data: Hospital readmission among NVAF hospitalized patients treated with new oral anticoagulantsData from a real-world analysis provided an early view of hospital readmissions among hospitalized nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) patients treated with new oral anticoagulants (NOACs).
[BLOG]: Best Practices between formulary managers and pharmacists to address challenges in COPD readmissionsTo address the burden of COPD on hospital expenditures, on October 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services included COPD in its Hospital Readmissions Reductions Program. This inclusion resulted in reduced Medicare reimbursement for hospitals that demonstrate excessive 30-day COPD patient readmission rates.