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Readmissions metrics, procalcitonin testing in CAP, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Oct 2017

Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

Researchers identified eight variables that they combined to predict 30-day readmissions among patients ages 75 years and older, with the most significant being a slow result on the Timed Up and Go test.
1 May 2019

Heart failure readmissions were on the decline before HRRP began

Readmission rates and trends were similar for patients with heart failure as a primary or secondary diagnosis, according to a retrospective study of Medicare admissions before and after the start of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).
6 Mar 2019

MKSAP quiz on discharge planning

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18) on discharge planning.
15 Feb 2021

Lower glucose levels before hospital discharge associated with readmission, death in diabetes patients

Even near-normal glucose levels on the last day of hospitalization were associated with increased risk for readmission and postdischarge mortality, and these risks increased as patients' glucose levels decreased.
8 May 2019

Hospitalist care associated with slightly higher costs, readmissions among patients discharged to SNFs

Patients treated by hospitalists did show a trend toward lower 30-day mortality than those treated by nonhospitalists, according to a retrospective analysis of fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
30 Oct 2019

POCUS for DVT, inpatient digoxin

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jan 2020

Meth-associated HF hospitalizations, costs rose sharply in recent years

From 2008 to 2018 in California, hospitalizations for methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy/heart failure (HF) increased by 585%, leading study authors to call for a “public health and clinical care response campaign to combat this
21 Jul 2021

Safety-net hospitals, C. diff colonization

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Dec 2019

Morning discharges did not reduce hospital or ED length of stay

In a study of seven hospitals in Canada, a hospital's number of discharges between 8 a.m. and noon was not significantly associated with any reduction in ED or hospital length of stay, 30-day readmissions, or in-hospital mortality.
26 May 2021

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