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Risk adjustment, costs of care

We must develop a consistent and equitable approach to risk adjustment that takes into consideration evidence on the costs of care associated with both clinical and social conditions as well as ... how organizations will respond when addressing the
March 2019

Costs of care

The cost of a hospitalization was higher at a major teaching hospital than a nonteaching hospital, but physician costs and 30-day postacute care costs were lower, according to an analysis ... Postacute care costs at 30 days were lowest at major teaching
June 2019

Isolation precautions associated with increases in length of stay and cost

Inpatients on isolation precautions due to respiratory illness or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) had longer hospital stays and higher costs of care than similar non-isolated patients, a recent study ... Isolation was also associated
October 2016

Syncope units: One solution to an expensive problem

each year. Diagnostic costs can climb into the tens of thousands of dollars, and costs of care are high: $8, 700 per admission, with an average length of stay of 3 ... If the patient has another set of symptoms, you do another thing,” Dr.
November 2013

HCAP: What's the organism?

H ealth care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) is defined as pneumonia acquired in the setting of high-risk health care contact, which includes the circumstances in the sidebar. ... cover the costs of care for patients with HCAP.
August 2014

Medicare patients had higher 30-day mortality when treated by older vs. younger hospitalists, study finds

shifts. The main outcome measures were 30-day mortality, readmissions, and costs of care. ... Readmissions did not vary with physician age, but costs of care were slightly higher in patients cared for by older physicians.
May 2017

Top Hospitalists

The goal is to provide care for more patients in a comfortable setting that is appropriate for their level of care,” Dr. ... Rohatgi. Surgical comanagement by hospitalists helps reduce medical complications, length of stay, 30-day readmissions, the
November 2018

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

We must develop a consistent and equitable approach to risk adjustment that takes into consideration evidence on the costs of care associated with both clinical and social conditions as well as ... how organizations will respond when addressing the
September 2018

Diagnostic documentation for oncology

Specific documentation is needed to reflect the severity of illness of these patients, as well as their associated risks, complexity of care, resources, and costs of care. ... Diagnostic documentation needs to be particularly specific to properly reflect
March 2014

Too many or too few: Who belongs in the ICU?

In the United States, intensive care unit (ICU) costs are a substantial portion of hospital costs, which in turn are a substantial portion of health care costs, so it stands to ... As reimbursement rates go down, hospitals are going to make a concerted
February 2013

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