Postdischarge facilities best target for reducing bundled spending, studies find | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Researchers found that postdischarge care was responsible for 44% of the average total cost of studied Medicare hospitalization bundles, compared to 53% from inpatient spending and 3% from preadmission spending.
A 5-hospital health system improved patients' access to postdischarge care.
Cardiovascular risks significantly elevated for a month after a sepsis hospitalization | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Younger sepsis patients, in particular, had higher risk of myocardial infarction or stroke than similar patients who had been hospitalized for other conditions.
Best practice advice on generics, postdischarge facilities and spending, and more.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
This month, we have several articles about stretching your focus to new domains.
This month's issue highlights key sessions at Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 on such topics as dermatology, postdischarge follow-up, and more.
Hospital Medicine 2008; new rules from CMS.
Experts offer advice on prescribing for patients who've overdosed.
Strategies to achieve a timely discharge.