Clinical CareMayo Clinic Tops U.S. News Hospital Honor Roll for 3rd Straight Year
U.S. News & World Report's rankings, now in their 29th year, compare more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide in 25 specialties,...
NursingHeart Failure Program Lowers Mortality, Readmissions
Nurse practitioner support after hospital discharge improves outcomes among heart failure patients.
InnovationDiminish COPD Readmissions by Reducing Barriers to Health at Home
Community hospital population health initiative reveals many patients don't use equipment properly at home.
NursingAmbulatory Interventions Needed to Prevent Readmissions
To move the needle on readmissions, hospitals need assistance from non-acute care partners. Nurses can meet the need.
Clinical CareClinical Pathway for Heart Failure Decreases Readmissions
Compared to a control group of patients, acute heart failure patients in an emergency department's clinical pathway program had a...
Clinical CareNovant Dissolves Disparity in Pneumonia Readmissions
A North Carolina health system finds racial disparity in pneumonia patient readmission rates, identifies causes of problem, launches interventions, and...
Clinical CareReadmissions Are Down, Unless You Consider Rise in Observation Stays
When the rising numbers of non-admitted patients held for observation is factored in, declines in readmissions disappear. Are hospitals trying...
Clinical Care30-Day Readmissions Penalty Draws Fire
Researchers find that hospitals are most likely to be responsible for readmissions within a week of discharge, but outpatient clinics...
NursingUncertainty a Common Cause for Repeat Emergency Department Visits
Researchers develop a new tool to better understand the role uncertainty plays in readmissions.
Clinical CarePredictive Modeling and Analytics Drive Rush's Quality Improvements
Rush University Medical Center is applying data technology in several areas, including documentation improvement, value-based care, dashboard development and implementation,...
StrategyHow to Build an Accountable Post-Acute Network
Quality of care and teamwork across the care continuum have taken on a new level of importance as a variety...
Clinical CareReducing HF readmissions: Pharmacy practice news report