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