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PCMH model slowed growth in ED visits, but not hospitalizations

The study authors called for additional research into the effects of PCMH, especially on specific populations such as those with multiple comorbidities or social issues.
March 2015

New Mexico cares for migrants

Her time with the patients allowed only a cursory screening to look for any pressing medical issues and some diseases, such as tuberculosis. ... Anxiety and likely post-traumatic stress disorder,” Dr. Chan said. β€œAnd there's just not enough time to
September 2019

Heart failure readmission rates not associated with quality or mortality

transition of care, and implementing effective interventions to address relevant social issues,” the study authors said.
November 2016

How to handle biased patients

Hospitalists have developed strategies for these problematic encounters.
June 2020

Helping homeless patients during COVID-19

Having a place for them to be safe and isolate and recover from COVID with some additional support has really been key for our hospital not having capacity issues,” she said. ... Stella. Noelle Rodriguez, a social services worker, helps distribute
September 2020

Social issues

Many medical centers lack an organizational approach for addressing inappropriate or demeaning patient conduct toward clinicians based on their social identity, according to a recent article. ... Medical centers should develop policies to address patient
July 2020

The challenge of predicting readmissions

A: It's possible, but it gets back to the heterogeneity of medicine patients, and this interface between both clinical and social issues. ... Do they have social support that may help them be compliant with the medications or other recommendations like
December 2011

Social issues

Coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and coronary artery bypass grafting were done less frequently in homeless patients, and homeless patients who did undergo PCI were more likely to receive bare-metal stents, according to
March 2020

Acute burden of illness associated with earlier readmissions

Both early and late readmissions were associated with some markers of increased burden of chronic illness, such as receiving a medication indicating organ failure, and social issues, such as barriers to
June 2015

Filling hospital beds

Experts predict the potential effects of universal health coverage.
December 2019

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