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Acute burden of illness associated with earlier readmissions

Both early and late readmissions were associated with some markers of increased burden of chronic illness, such as receiving a medication indicating organ failure, and social issues, such as barriers to
June 2015

Physicians of the night

Shulkin. “We've just been pulling the people who work at night together into informal, almost social gatherings to get to know each other.”. ... It's pure problem solving and not so much the social issues of discharge.”.
December 2008

PCMH model slowed growth in ED visits, but not hospitalizations

The study authors called for additional research into the effects of PCMH, especially on specific populations such as those with multiple comorbidities or social issues.
March 2015

Top Docs

To implement multidisciplinary bedside rounds, Dr. Anderson had to overcome a number of scheduling issues. ... Patients were either low-acuity patients in the hospital for observation or those with complicated social issues that prevented them from
November 2013

Which insulin? What drug? When?

Potential social issues include poor home support, no transportation to a pharmacy or doctor's office, and drug and/or alcohol problems. ... If you can get questions [about these issues] as part of your routine social history, you're likely to pick up on
July 2011

Heart failure readmission rates not associated with quality or mortality

transition of care, and implementing effective interventions to address relevant social issues,” the study authors said.
November 2016

Respecting religion in the hospital

Randle, along with one other nurse practitioner, two physicians, and a social worker. ... Certain issues tend to span many religions and should be anticipated by hospitals and hospitalists, experts say.
October 2019

The challenge of predicting readmissions

A: It's possible, but it gets back to the heterogeneity of medicine patients, and this interface between both clinical and social issues. ... Do they have social support that may help them be compliant with the medications or other recommendations like
December 2011

New Mexico cares for migrants

Her time with the patients allowed only a cursory screening to look for any pressing medical issues and some diseases, such as tuberculosis. ... Anxiety and likely post-traumatic stress disorder,” Dr. Chan said. “And there's just not enough time to
September 2019

Moving beyond medical needs

Lowry said. Joy Victorine, a social worker who oversees transitional and community programs at St. ... Asking tough questions about food insecurity and other social needs may be uncomfortable, Dr.
March 2019

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