3 Reasons Your Readmission Rates Are Too High
Business
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Business
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3 Reasons Your Readmission Rates Are Too High

Abby Norman - April 29, 2014

Chances are, whether your on the administrative or clinical side of hospital operations, lowering readmission rates is high on your priority list. Chances are, whether your on…

Smooth Transition: Reducing Senior Readmissions to Hospitals
Home Health
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Home Health
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Smooth Transition: Reducing Senior Readmissions to Hospitals

jodyguerrieri - March 1, 2014

Lack of proper after care from a recent bout of illness is one of the chief causes to blame for senior readmissions to hospitals. Senior care industry…

Geriatrics
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7 Ways Caregivers Can Prevent Readmissions

eCaring - October 17, 2013

Today’s health care system is facing a new crisis: how do we care for America’s rapidly growing aging population in the face of increasing costs?The solution lies…

Business
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Preventable Readmissions and a Recent OIG Advisory Opinion

David Harlow - August 27, 2013

Medicare's excess readmission penalty policy (up to a 1% ding in I Medicare's excess readmission penalty policy (up to a 1% ding in IPPS Medicare payments to…

Hospital Administration
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Preventable Readmissions: A Prime Target for Healthcare Innovation

eCaring - July 11, 2013

Rates of re-hospitalizations for elderly Medicare beneficiaries are a source of crisis within the healthcare system. Rates of re-hospitalizations for elderly Medicare beneficiaries are a source of…

Hospital Administration
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Statistics on Medicare Re-Hospitalizations and Readmissions Penalties

eCaring - July 9, 2013

Did you that nearly one out of every five Medicare patients returns to the hospital within one month of discharge? Did you that nearly one out of…

30 Day Hospital Readmission Rates: Opportunity for Patient & Caregiver Engagement
Business
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Business
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30 Day Hospital Readmission Rates: Opportunity for Patient & Caregiver Engagement

thielst - July 2, 2013

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project has released a new infographic on hospital readmissions by diagnosis and inpatient procedure. Hospital readmission is an…

Hospital Administration
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Communication and Engagement Helped Minn. Hospitals Cut Avoidable Readmissions

Deanna Pogorelc - May 31, 2013

Originally published on MedCityNews.com.Several dozen Minnesota hospitals and healthcare providers have focused efforts in five distinct areas to drive down avoidable readmissions by 20 percent over the…

Wellness
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Reducing Readmissions: Care About Your Care

thielst - May 8, 2013

The RWJF is working to bring some attention to improving transitions from the hospital to home environments and reducing readmissions with the Care About Your Care effort.…

Business
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5 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Costly Hospital Readmissions

eCaring - April 9, 2013

Hospitalization is extremely expensive. Every year, hospitalizations account for one third of the $2 trillion in total annual health spending in the U.S. But what you may…