Search Tag: patient outcomes

Executive Health Management

7-ways-to-improve-patient-outcomes-in-the-new-world-of-value-based-care

2017 16 May

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care.   Whatever...Read more

Executive Health Management

Inclusive-discharge-planning-process-reduces-readmissions

2017 10 Apr

Integration of caregivers into the discharge process for elderly patients can reduce the risk of hospital readmission. A study led by the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute showed that discharge planning process that involved family members or unpaid caregivers was associated with a 25 percent fewer readmissions at 90 days and 24 percent...Read more