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Physician-owned, non-physician-owned acute-care hospitals appear to provide similar care, study finds
The study's main outcome measures were proportion of Medicaid patients; proportion of ethnic and racial minority patients; metrics of patient experience, care processes, risk-adjusted 30-day mortality, and readmissions; ... Measures of patient experience
On physical examination, the patient has a splint on the right lower extremity. ... Which of the patient's medications should be taken the morning of surgery?
They include measures of mortality, safety, readmissions, patient experience, effectiveness and timeliness of care, and efficiency of medical imaging use. ... Under the proposed models, a hospital that admits a Medicare patient for a heart attack, bypass
there certainly is no evidence that hospitalists have a detrimental effect on the patient experience,” Dr. ... However, not just what hospitalists say but how they communicate can improve the patient experience.
Improvements didn't differ significantly by hospital size or ownership, location, teaching status or patient mix. ... improve patient experience,” the authors wrote.
in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... Otherwise, she devotes much of her time to improving efficiency and the patient experience at a hospital that is constantly above 95% capacity.“
he said.“ It also resulted in significantly less radiation and a better patient experience than nuclear stress testing.” He noted that because CT angiography requires contrast dye, it may not be ... You have to link an abnormal troponin test with a
It examines variations in the use of medical resources to treat patients at the end of life, as well as quality-of-care metrics about processes of care, patient experience and ... patient safety.
As complementary and alternative therapies gain acceptance in hospitals, and concerns about the patient experience grow, more facilities are creating programs to bring art and music to the bedside. ... Have you ever wondered how you'd fare as a patient