News tagged with readmission rates

Researchers question key quality measure for asthma

Researchers studying the first national quality measure for hospitalized children have found that no matter how strictly a health care institution followed the criteria, it had no actual impact on patient outcomes.

Oct 04, 2011
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Deaths plague even top hospitals

More than 120 hospitals given top marks by patients for providing excellent care also have a darker distinction: high death rates for heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia, a USA Today analysis of new Medicare data ...

Aug 08, 2011
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Few newborns have early well-child visit

(HealthDay)—Only 15 percent of newborns with an estimated gestational age of ≥34 weeks have a well-child visit (WCV) within the recommended time frame, and these visits correlate with a reduction in the ...

Feb 02, 2015
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