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June 14, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/06/14/

Safety-net hospitals sent more patients to postacute facilities under bundled payments

A study of hospitals participating in Medicare's bundled payment program found that those with safety-net status didn't differ from others on postdischarge care cost or quality, but discharged a higher percentage of patients to institutions and a lower percentage to home health care.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/24/3.htm
24 Nov 2021

July 6, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/06/

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/06/availability-of-postdischarge-care-associated-with-readmission-rates.htm
6 Jul 2022

Most Medicare readmissions were for diagnoses different from index hospitalization

Physicians should consider a holistic approach to planning postdischarge care while being mindful of patients' financial and logistical limitations, the study authors suggested.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/03/3.htm
3 Jul 2019

December 2015

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2015/12/

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/01/29/2.htm
29 Jan 2020

Disparities seen in postdischarge care for Medicaid beneficiaries

A study in Alabama found that 58% of Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes and heart failure did not receive guideline-recommended care after hospitalization. Risk of inadequate follow-up was particularly high among patients who were Black or Hispanic.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/06/14/free/disparities-seen-in-postdischarge-care-for-medicaid-beneficiaries.htm
14 Jun 2023

Chronic conditions were common among inpatients who died of EVALI

A higher proportion of patients with fatal cases of electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) had a history of asthma, cardiac disease, or a mental health condition compared to those who recovered, a CDC study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/04/29/6.htm
29 Apr 2020

June 2021

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/06/

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