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Hospitals with high readmission rates may be penalized largely because of patients they serve

Patients admitted to hospitals with more readmissions had higher chronic disease burden, less education, fewer assets, worse self-reported health status, more depressive symptoms, worse cognition, worse physical functioning, and more ... For example,
September 2015

In the News

Women with a history of intimate partner violence also were more likely to have heart attacks, hypertension and heart disease. ... For example, said the editorialist, a link has been found between violence, stress and somatic disorders, such as
March 2008

Antihypertensive treatment intensified at discharge regardless of outpatient blood pressure history

and not the overall context of older adults' health or long term disease control,” the study authors wrote. ... safest approach to inpatient chronic disease management should be to let what happens in hospital stay in hospital,” the editorialists
September 2018

Taking charge after discharge

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and diabetes. ... clinician. In some programs, chronic disease patients get their checkup phone calls directly from a nurse, who either deals with any clinical issues or passes the patient along to someone at
January 2013

Challenges in combating COPD readmissions

Keeping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) out of the hospital is difficult, experts agreed at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), held in Dallas in May. ... wanted to learn how to provide this type of care
August 2019

Risk adjustment for more patient, population characteristics could reduce readmission penalties

Researchers assessed the impact of adjusting for hospitals' cumulative chronic disease burden; quantity of patients who were dual-eligible, disabled, or long-term nursing home residents; and other area-level socioeconomic ... The new characteristics for
September 2018

Parenteral iron for preoperative iron deficiency anemia: A safe choice?

Am J Hematol. 2008;83:5808. ). Until recently, we had no practical studies to determine the coexistence of anemia of chronic disease and iron deficiency anemia. ... al. Evaluation of serum transferrin receptor and sTfR ferritin indices in diagnosing and
March 2012

Hospital-initiated transition interventions can improve stroke, MI outcomes

A total of four intervention categories were studied: hospital-initiated support (14 trials), patient and family education (7 trials), community-based support (20 trials) and chronic disease management (3 trials).
September 2012

Utility of the anemia index in investigating the ‘3S's' of anemia

Blood. 1997;89:1052-7. [PMID: 9028338]. ,. 33. Weiss G, Goodnough LT. Anemia of chronic disease. ... Anemia of chronic disease. N Engl J Med. 2005 Mar;352(10):1011-23. [PMID: 15758012].
July 2015

Concerns, not ignorance, inhibit stroke med adherence

disease and whether patients are going to comply with their medications doesn't seem to be that strongly related. ... A: Patients in this study were randomized to a trial in which the intervention group participated in a [chronic disease self-management]
September 2013

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