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Health systems investing in social determinants of health, encountering barriers to success

One analysis found $2.5 billion was spent by health systems on new social interventions in 2017 to 2019, while another assessed the structure and function of early social needs projects by accountable care organizations.
12 Feb 2020

Fragmentation breeds frequency in COPD care

An expert discusses how the locations patients receive chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care are tied to their risk of hospitalization.
3 Aug 2022

Familiar faces reduce readmissions

A hospitalist explains how his facility focused a consistent multidisciplinary team on patients who were likely to return to the hospital.
20 Jul 2022

Risk for adverse outcomes after early-onset MI appears higher in Black patients

Researchers calculated that 45.7% of race-related disparity in major adverse cardiac events after myocardial infarction (MI) among younger and middle-aged patients was due to lower income, highlighting the importance of social determinants of health.
1 Sep 2021

Machine learning model uses SDOH to improve mortality prediction in heart failure

Inclusion of social determinants of health (SDOH) in a machine learning model led to more accurate prediction of inpatient mortality among Black patients hospitalized with heart failure than usual risk scoring.
13 Jul 2022

March issue online and in the mail

This issue looks at hospital care at home, social determinants of health, acute kidney injury, and more.
11 Mar 2020

March 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

New American Heart Association framework for referring patients to advanced HF centers

The first step is to identify whether the patient has clinical signs and symptoms consistent with advanced heart failure (HF), including recurrent hospitalizations, and the second is to assess the likelihood of benefit from referral to an advanced HF center.
22 Sep 2021

Seeking agreement on SDOH screening

Hospitals struggle with how to handle social determinants of health.
15 Mar 2020

Excess days in acute care may improve performance measurement for hospitals

A study found that replacing 30-day readmission rates with a measure of excess days in acute care would change about a quarter of penalties for targeted conditions under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
21 Oct 2020

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