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Hospital Readmission Rates after Inpatient Rehabilitation

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[24/02/2014] Nearly 12 percent of Medicare patients who receive inpatient rehabilitation following discharge from acute-care hospitalization are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after discharge from the rehabilitation facility according to new research. Before now, there was a lack of research on the frequency and causes of patients returning to hospital after rehabilitation.Hospital Readmission Rates after Inpatient Rehabilitation - Read more

Telemedicine Can Reduce Hospitalizations for Nursing Home Residents

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Photo: Nurse with an elderly woman [05/02/2014] Telemedicine used at nursing homes during hours when doctors are not typically present is a viable way to reduce avoidable hospitalizations, according to research.Telemedicine Can Reduce Hospitalizations for Nursing Home Residents - Read more

Patients with Learning Disabilities Become Invisible in Hospitals

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Photo: Elderly man and nurse [22/01/2014] Hospital patients with learning disabilities face longer waits and mismanaged treatment due to a failure to understand them by nursing staff, says a new report.Patients with Learning Disabilities Become Invisible in Hospitals - Read more

Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident

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Photo: Elderly patient and doctor [04/12/2013] Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System and University of California, Los Angeles.Geriatric Care May Help Older Patients after Car Accident - Read more

Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center

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Photo: Opening of Dementia Service Center [04/11/2013] To attend the special needs of dementia patients, their families as well as of the University Medicine care system, the Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) offers a special and nationwide unique range of services.Mainz University Medical Center Opens Dementia Service Center - Read more

Hospital Report Cards for Hospital-Acquired Bedsores

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[21/10/2013] The data Medicare uses to publicly report hospital rates of patients developing pressure ulcers (or bedsores) is not an accurate source for comparing hospitals on how well they prevent the condition, says a new University of Michigan study.Hospital Report Cards for Hospital-Acquired Bedsores - Read more

Improving the Care of People with Dementia in General Hospitals

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[23/09/2013] Academics and healthcare professionals from across Greater Manchester as well as people with a diagnosis of dementia and family carers have teamed up to devise a new training programme for general hospital staff.Improving the Care of People with Dementia in General Hospitals - Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well

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Photo: Nurse and patient [06/09/2013] Patients attending clinical nurse specialist clinics do not get inferior treatment to that offered by consultant rheumatologists, the results of a major new clinical trial have revealed.Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well - Read more

Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs

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Photo: Old woman in a hospital [21/08/2013] Emergency departments are not meeting the needs of senior citizens, according to a new international study. Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs - Read more

Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More

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Photo: Medication and money [29/05/2013] Disabled Medicare patients under the age of 65 who don't take their prescription medications because of cost concerns are more likely to have at least one emergency department visit during a one-year period.Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More - Read more

 
 

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