Search Tag: avoidable hospitalisations

Executive Health Management

New Care Model Targets Avoidable Hospitalisations For Frail Elderly

2015 13 Jan

Researchers and clinicians at Indiana University (IU) and the Regenstrief Institute have developed a new model aimed at reducing unnecessary hospital transfers of frail elderly nursing home residents. The model addresses communication between staff members within and between nursing facilities and acute care centres. A study reporting on the first year... Read more

Executive Health Management

High Rates Of Avoidable Hospitalisations In Poor Communities

2014 04 Aug

In New Jersey, USA, communities with low per capita income levels are found to have high rates of preventable hospital visits, according to a report released recently by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy (CSHP). Rutgers researchers analysed hospital billing records and demographic data to determine rates of avoidable hospitalisations for all... Read more


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