Search Tag: hospital readmission

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2019: Gunshot Injuries Have Long-term Medical Consequences

2019 28 Nov

An analysis of data on 110 gun-violence patients reveals that gunshot wounds to the thorax (chest) or abdomen are associated with increased likelihood of hospital readmission. This finding being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) may help provide guidance on improving care for gunshot victims.... Read more

Health Management

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

2016 01 Jul

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged over recent decades and, especially, during the last few years with the economic and financial crisis, developed countries have been suffering   The ageing population, the sector most affected by chronic diseases, is seeking better results when they need the healthcare services... Read more

IT Management

Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

2015 23 Aug

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes for hospital patients with heart disease. This collaboration has led to the creation of a tool, Risk-o-Meter, that can help predict which heart failure patients would be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after discharge.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study Aims at Reducing Hospital Readmissions

2015 04 Jul

A study shows that patients who refuse post acute care services tend to be young, well educated and healthy. They are also twice as likely to have 30 and 60 day readmissions as compared to those who agree to post-acute services.  Approximately 20 million patients are discharged from hospitals in the U.S. every year. A third of these patients are... Read more