Search Tag: emergency admissions

ICU Management

Emergency admission risk: machine learning model works well

2018 20 Nov

Machine learning can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, according to a new study from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found. You might also like: Hospital readmissions and machine learning The study is published in PLOS Medicine [open... Read more

Cardiology Management

HEART Score Underutilised in ED

2017 29 Apr

According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, it is safe for physicians to use the HEART (History, ECG, Age, Risk factors, and initial Troponin) score to make important decisions regarding admission, observation or discharge in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain. However, the study highlights... Read more

Executive Health Management

Avoiding Emergency Hospital Admissions

2016 08 Feb

A new study has identified a series of innovations that can help address the problem of unnecessary emergency admissions. The study is published in the  Health Services and Delivery Research  journal. Hospital admissions in the UK increased by 47 percent between 1998 and 2013. Recently hospitals have been put on black alert because pressures from... Read more