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Use of observation, ED in place of readmission not responsible for heart failure mortality

A new analysis of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) found that increases in postdischarge heart failure mortality started before the program and could be attributed to patients who did not seek acute care in the 30 days after discharge.
29 Jan 2020

November 2007

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Cost of heart failure, pneumonia hospitalizations varies by hospital more than by patient

Researchers compared hospital payments for Medicare beneficiaries who were admitted for heart failure or pneumonia twice, once to a generally high-cost hospital and once to a low-cost hospital.
20 Nov 2019

Availability of postdischarge care associated with readmission rates

Hospitals in areas with more primary care physicians and licensed nursing home beds per capita had lower readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia, a new study found.
6 Jul 2022

Simplified lung ultrasonography quantifies pulmonary congestion in acute heart failure

The number of B-lines found on four-zone lung ultrasonography at heart failure admission predicted in-hospital adverse events, and the number found at discharge predicted risk of readmission or mortality.
2 Oct 2019

Advisors discuss vaccines for fall, COVID-19/RSV/flu test approved

In addition to COVID-19-related actions, the FDA announced several device recalls and approved a drug for eosinophilic esophagitis.
6 Jul 2022

Stopping digoxin after a heart failure exacerbation associated with risk of readmission

Patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction who were taking digoxin before hospitalization had higher short-term mortality and long-term readmission risk if the drug was discontinued at discharge.
31 Jul 2019

September 2015

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Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists may have limited benefit in acute decompensated heart failure

Cumulative one-year incidence of heart failure hospitalization was significantly lower in patients who received mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists at discharge, but mortality and all-cause hospitalization did not differ between groups.
26 Jun 2019

Hospitalizations common near the end of life in heart failure patients

More than half (64%) of hospitalizations during the last year of heart failure patients' lives were for noncardiovascular causes, a Danish registry study found.
26 Jun 2019

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