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Women with a history of intimate partner violence also were more likely to have heart attacks, hypertension and heart disease. ... For example, said the editorialist, a link has been found between violence, stress and somatic disorders, such as
March 2008

Risk adjustment for more patient, population characteristics could reduce readmission penalties

Researchers assessed the impact of adjusting for hospitals' cumulative chronic disease burden; quantity of patients who were dual-eligible, disabled, or long-term nursing home residents; and other area-level socioeconomic ... The new characteristics for
September 2018

Hospital-initiated transition interventions can improve stroke, MI outcomes

A total of four intervention categories were studied: hospital-initiated support (14 trials), patient and family education (7 trials), community-based support (20 trials) and chronic disease management (3 trials).
September 2012

Caring for inpatients with chronic diseases from childhood

Thanks to ongoing medical advances, more children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, congenital heart disease, Down syndrome and other physical or developmental conditions survive well into adulthood. ... To best help these fledgling adults, doctors will
November 2012

Hospitals with high readmission rates may be penalized largely because of patients they serve

Patients admitted to hospitals with more readmissions had higher chronic disease burden, less education, fewer assets, worse self-reported health status, more depressive symptoms, worse cognition, worse physical functioning, and more ... For example,
September 2015

Japanese physicians still treating tsunami victims

Tsubokura, who treated patients at an evacuation center and hospitals upon his arrival, said many of those staying there suffered from symptoms related to chronic disease, such as hypertension, asthma, and ... In the short term, at least, chronic disease
September 2011

Parenteral iron for preoperative iron deficiency anemia: A safe choice?

Am J Hematol. 2008;83:5808. ). Until recently, we had no practical studies to determine the coexistence of anemia of chronic disease and iron deficiency anemia. ... al. Evaluation of serum transferrin receptor and sTfR ferritin indices in diagnosing and
March 2012

Postdischarge care

A model of recently hospitalized 75-year-old heart failure patients found that disease management clinics, nurse home visits, and nurse case management were all more cost-effective than standard care, ... For example, the largest published trial of
January 2020

Mobile apps enter the hospital

Sinai, targeting inflammatory bowel disease patients as the initial chronic disease population. ... A: The apps which are getting a lot of traction with health systems are in chronic disease management, whether that is heart failure, inflammatory bowel
December 2015

Frail elderly account for majority of potentially preventable Medicare spending

Six subpopulations were defined: nonelderly disabled, frail elderly, major complex chronic, minor complex chronic, simple chronic, and relatively healthy. ... In addition, they pointed out that their 30-day time frame may have missed some preventable
October 2017

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