Tag archive for ‘Readmissions’
By and On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

7 strategies to reduce readmissions among minorities

Fierce Healthcare — Amid growing concerns about racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare outcomes, as well as frustration over the fact that federal penalties unfairly punish providers in high-risk communities, More...

By On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Hospitals under pressure to cut readmissions for minorities, poor

Modern Healthcare — The CMS is pushing hospitals to establish more aggressive care plans and to team up with non-medical personnel such as social workers in a new guidance aimed at reducing readmissions for minority More...

By and On Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Pennsylvania hospitals trim $700 million by cutting readmissions

Healthcare Finance — Hospitals in Pennsylvania have saved close to $700 million in last few years by cutting down on readmission rates and preventing unnecessary hospitalizations, according to the Pennsylvania More...

By and On Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Keeping an eye on discharged patients

Modern Healthcare — Hospitals are stepping up their efforts to monitor patients after discharge to reduce readmission rates that can lead to Medicare penalties. When the CMS rolled out its various quality-based More...

By and On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Get Help with Readmissions from Community Benefit Organizations

H&HN — Hospitals and community benefit organizations (CBOs) can offer a lot to each other in improving the health of a community, but also have a long way to go in working together efficiently.  More...

By On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Study of ER Patient Returns Suggests Lack of Follow-up Care

AP — No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a More...

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