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High ICU utilization for 4 common conditions may drive up costs without improving mortality, study finds

Increased ICU utilization was not associated with significant differences in hospital mortality for any condition. ... They also pointed out that the results do not explain the underlying mechanisms that drive ICU utilization.
August 2016

In the News

Increased ICU utilization was not associated with significant differences in hospital mortality for any condition. ... They also pointed out that the results do not explain the underlying mechanisms that drive ICU utilization.
November 2016

For moderately ill pneumonia patients, mortality was lower in the ICU than on the ward

Researchers found that 36% of pneumonia patients living near hospitals with high ICU utilization rates were sent to the ICU, compared with 23% of patients living farther away. ... The likelihood of ICU admission was 36% for the close patients versus 23%
September 2015

Hospitalists and intermediate care prove to be a good fit

To provide the appropriate level of care for these patients, the hospital opened a nine-bed intermediate care unit (ImCU) adjacent to the ICU. ... The ImCU hospitalists also had the occasional conflict with their critical care colleagues about the
July 2012

ICU utilization

Admission to an ICU was associated with lower mortality among patients who had ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and marginal need for intensive care, a recent study found. ... found that ICU care may be underused for certain patients with STEMI,
June 2019

qSOFA for mortality prediction, preoperative breathing exercises, and more

Secondary outcomes included hospital-acquired pneumonia, length of stay, ICU utilization, and hospital costs. ... A machine learning model accurately predicted the onset of sepsis in ICU patients four to 12 hours prior to clinical recognition in a study.
July 2018

Training in breathing exercises before upper abdominal surgery reduced postoperative pulmonary complications

Secondary outcomes included hospital-acquired pneumonia, length of stay, ICU utilization, and hospital costs.
January 2018

Recent Research

Overall, data from 141 ICUs and 277,693 ICU patient visits were examined. ... However, they concluded that hospitals with high ICU utilization for pneumonia may provide worse care according to process measures and may have higher mortality rates, costs,
June 2015

High rates of ICU admission for pneumonia associated with lower-quality care in elderly

No significant association was seen between ICU admission rate quintile and influenza vaccination (19.8% vs. ... However, they concluded that hospitals with high ICU utilization for pneumonia may provide worse care according to process measures and may
March 2015

The imperfection of ICU admission decisions

Kerlin said.“ We have an order of magnitude more ICU beds in the U.S. ... So I think that if we could improve our triage decisions, we could better address that and possibly just be more efficient with our ICU utilization.”.
February 2019

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