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Health First is a central Florida nonprofit health care system of more than 900 beds in four hospitals, with the county’s only Level II trauma center. THE PROBLEM Streamlining and automating the patient discharge process is a major goal to gain efficiency among hospitals. Health First is no different, having struggled to manage patient flow …

Among COVID-19 patients hospitalized with severe acute respiratory infection, lung and functional impairments were found in half of them four months after discharge. Many coronavirus patients hospitalized with severe acute respiratory infection show significant respiratory, functional and psychological symptoms four months after discharge from hospital, a recent research article find. Gary Rogg, MD, attending physician …

A key part of the drafting group’s effort is the checklist that can help determine if SDD should be considered. If the patient has had STEMI or NSTEMI, for example, the checklist instructs providers to monitor this person overnight. If the patient does not have adequate support from caregivers (or if there is a caregiver, …

Rehabilitation center in UK offers robotics equipment to patients A UK based care and rehabilitation center is now able to provide robotics expertise as part of its overall rehabilitation offering. Askham Village Community, based in Cambridgeshire, England, is now consolidating all of its rehabilitation services with the launch of Askham Rehab, a specialist global rehabilitation …

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Repisodic, maker of a software platform that streamlines hospital discharge decision making, raised $ 1.75 million in a seed funding round led by American Enterprise Group. WHAT THEYRE DOING A patient-oriented, HIPAA-compliant repisodic tool seeks to simplify exit from care. Rather than asking case managers or social workers to present packages or brochures to patients, …

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, but family members often agree to the leave without questioning it. Residents can fight back and challenge an illegal dump. Under federal law, a nursing home …

Publix Pharmacy will be dispensing prescriptions to patients prior to discharge from Memorial Hospital in Beaufort (SC) as part of a new collaboration, the two organizations announced on July 22. As part of the collaboration, a nearby Publix pharmacy will fill the prescribed medications during patients’ hospital stays and a Publix associate will deliver the …

Proprietary tool identifies best framework for patient recovery after discharge, highlights power of episodes in healthcare transformation The study verified the effectiveness of a Clinical Decision Support (CDS) algorithm in determining the next optimal site of care for patients discharging hospital while avoiding unintended effects such as increased readmissions , use of emergency services and …

When it comes to being discharged straight from the emergency room or transferred to another hospital after stabilization, uninsured or Medicaid patients are more likely to be discharged than privately insured patients, JAMA International study finds Recently published medicine. The study, which analyzed 215,000 emergency room visits to 160 US hospitals, was conducted to determine …