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Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital, researchers said at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Scientific ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—All hospital emergency departments (EDs), including community hospital EDs, should have the appropriate medications, equipment, policies, and staff to provide effective emergency care for children, ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The satisfaction levels among a hospital's staff are closely linked to the quality of healthcare it provides, say a team of doctors from Imperial College London.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Little progress in participation of early-career registered nurses in hospital quality improvement activities
Nurses are the largest group of health care providers in the U.S., and health care leaders and experts agree that engaging registered nurses (RNs) in quality improvement (QI) efforts is essential to improving our health care ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The easiest way to assess a hospital's quality of care might be to just ask the nurses, new research suggests.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hospital readmission rates and early death rates are used to rank hospital performance but there can be significant variation in their values, depending on how they are calculated, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many public safety-net hospitals are likely to face increasing financial and competitive pressures stemming in part from the recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, according to researchers at Penn State ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aiming to cut expenses and improve care, a 2008 Medicare policy stopped paying hospitals extra to treat some preventable, hospital-acquired conditions – including urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published today in PLoS Medicine re-evaluates the role of public reporting of hospital-acquired infection data.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study suggests that safety-net hospitals (SNHs), which typically care for poor patients, performed more poorly than other hospitals on nearly every measure of patient experience and that could have financial consequences ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study examines use of a natural language processing tool for electronic health records in assessing colonoscopy quality
A new study shows that natural language processing programs can "read" dictated reports and provide information to allow measurement of colonoscopy quality in an inexpensive, automated and efficient manner. The quality variation ...
Other Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Differences in regional hospital readmission rates for heart failure are more closely tied to the availability of care and socioeconomics than to hospital performance or patients' degree of illness, according to research ...
Cardiology May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients' ratings of hospitals tally with objective measures of the hospital's performance, according to an independent study published today in Archives of Internal Medicine.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Severely impaired stroke survivors could walk better when a robotic assist system was added to conventional rehabilitation, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
There is a large variation in unplanned reoperation rates after colorectal surgery in English NHS hospitals, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0