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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

Risk adjustment, costs of care

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 differential costs of
March 2019

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

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

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

Parkinson's disease

The costs of care in the U.S. are estimated to be as much as $52 billion yearly. ... If the patient also has dementia, identification of any behavioral disturbance is essential.
August 2019

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

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 differential costs of
September 2018

Chronic respiratory failure

and costs of care. ... The payer argues that even though the patient meets inpatient criteria, it will only pay for an observation level of care because the patient was stabilized and discharged within 24 to
March 2011

Treating HCAP is not a snap

treat patients with the right antibiotic up front, their risk of death is greater and their costs of care are greater,” said Marin H. ... Technology, in the form of computerized order sets, may be the best tool for eliminating this variation and
March 2010

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