Researchers say they have developed a formula that can identify roughly one-fourth of a hospital's patient population with the highest likelihood of being readmitted within 30 days. >>>
Researchers comparing 30-day mortality rates of CAHs and non-CAHs in urban and rural settings find that while rates on several key measures were comparable in 2002, CAHs have fallen behind significantly. >>>
The fervor by physicians to become employed stems from the decline in reimbursements. But if a hospital's financial and clinical goals aren't clearly defined, the employment arrangement can be disjointed from the outset. >>>
When the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court falls prey to credit card fraud, you know that anyone, and any organization, is a potential target for email fraud scams and data theft. >>>
The man known as the father of the modern patient safety movement is calling for the creation of a special federal regulatory agency to compel safer hospital practices. >>>
The American Hospital Association's recent win over the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in a court fight over Recovery Audit Contractor penalties opens the door for a bigger strategic push to overhaul the RAC system. >>>
Limiting blood transfusions to cases where it is really needed can reduce patients' adverse events, cut lengths of stay, drop hospital costs by millions of dollars a year, and even prevent mortality. >>>
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The New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2013
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