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Population Health: Cutting Admissions and Readmissions

2016 11 Jul

Health Affairs has reported that population health programmes set up to reduce hospital admissions may also cut readmissions.Following a study into Medicare data from 2010 and 2013 on changes in rates of admission and readmission, researchers found a strong link between a low  30-day number of admission and readmission rates. This was in spite of the... Read more

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EHR Adoption Reaches 96%; Data Exchange Lagging

2016 06 Jun

According to data from a new survey released at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., nearly all of the nation’s hospitals have adopted certified electronic health records (EHRs). This represents a nine-fold increase since 2008, according to survey data from the American... Read more

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