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Although Google Translate was less than 100 percent accurate in translating emergency exit instructions into English for patients who speak Spanish and Chinese, researchers cautiously support its use, a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine find. The researchers, at the University of California, San Francisco, analyzed 100 sets of emergency discharge instructions translated by Google’s …

New research published in JAMA suggests that primary care follow-up within seven days of hospitalization is associated with fewer Medicaid readmissions. In a single year, the American population had a collective hospital bill of $ 381 billion. Readmission rates have added an additional $ 16 billion to health care costs each year. To cope with …

Patients who see a primary care physician within a week of discharge from hospital have lower readmission rates, according to a study published in JAMA network open. For the study, researchers analyzed discharge and readmission data from 1,531 adult Medicaid patients hospitalized between January 1, 2014 and April 30, 2016, in Camden, NJ. claims data …

Discharge planning is fraught with challenges for hospitals, according to a new report, but effective communication and adaptability can help providers avoid them. The United Hospital Fund, a New York-based nonprofit focused on improving the healthcare system, surveyed frontline staff and administrators at eight New York metro area hospitals to get a better picture of …

Upon discharge from hospital, uninformed patients often face time-pressed decisions about finding a suitable post-acute care provider. Discharge from hospital to a post-acute care setting is often one of the most daunting challenges patients and their families face. a valued one in five hospitalized patients is referred to post-acute care facilities such as skilled nursing …

Children with complex conditions need more time, medical care and rehabilitation services to recover after discharge from hospital. However, unique challenges persist in finding appropriate post-acute care beds and care. The 2014 Pediatric Post-Acute Care Hospital Transitions: An Evaluation of Current Practice study, the first known to detail the frequent use of admission and discharge …

According to a new study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. The researchers, led by Mamas A. Mamas, BMBCh, DPhil, from Keele University in Staffordshire, UK, said that although DAMA occurs in less than 1% of patients after PCI in particular , this is the best predictor of unplanned 30-day myocardial readmissions. patients with heart attack …

Correction: An earlier version of this article identified Ed Martinez as a physician. According to Ed Martinez, IT director at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, one of the biggest issues with EHRs is that they are not patient-centric systems. ‘ “We had just gone live in 2007, 2006 with Cerner and I realized there was …

Three-month readmission rates for children hospitalized with acute asthma fell when families received a full pre-discharge education, according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics. In fact, it was the only component of exit groups that was strongly associated with a decline in readmissions. Under federal law, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …

The health of Yusuf, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was admitted to Cedarcrest Hospital in Abuja on December 26, 2017, following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, has improved remarkably and he is ready. get out. This news was contained in a statement Friday from presidential spokesman Femi Adesina. Mr Adesina cited another statement …