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Improving care transitions for patients

Disruptions in care and poor communication can affect the one in four Medicare patients who move from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) after a hospitalization for an acute illness. But there are several untapped ...

Oct 20, 2017
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Futile hospital treatments cost millions

Non-beneficial treatment of patients who are at the end of their life costs Australia approximately $153.1 million a year, a study published in the British Medical Journal Open today has found.

Oct 17, 2017
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Negative margins, lymph node yields predict survival

(HealthDay)—Patients treated at hospitals that attain a high rate of negative margins and lymph node yields (LNY) of at least 18 have improved survival after surgery for head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC), according ...

Oct 09, 2017
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