Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Evaluation of a Discharge Tool to Improve Provider Communication and Readmission Rates in Adult Heart Failure Patients.
Heart failure (HF) is a chronic clinical syndrome that causes high rates of mortality, morbidity, and increased health care costs (Anderson, 2013). Heart failure patients frequently experience hospitalizations due to acute ...
Analysis of Clinical, Social, Transitional Care, and Medication Reconciliation Factors Associated with 30-Day Adult Heart Failure Readmissions
Objective: Heart failure (HF) is a chronic clinical syndrome that has been identified to cause high rates of mortality, morbidity, and increased health care costs. Heart failure patients frequently experience hospitalizations ...
Analysis of Clinical, Social, and Transitional Care Factors Associated with 30-Day Heart Failure Readmissions
High rates of readmission for heart failure have resulted in legislation, which will decrease the rate of reimbursement for hospitals with high rates of readmission. Improving the transition to home may reduce the number ...
Impact of Early Telephone Follow-up in Recently Discharged Heart Failure Patients
Background: Due to the vulnerability of the heart failure population and the economical burden on the healthcare system, legislature introduced a program addressing heart failure readmissions. Close outpatient follow-up ...
Follow-Up after Heart Failure Hospitalization: Attendance and Effects of Timing and Provider Type on Readmission Rates
Objective: The purposes of this study were to: a.) determine differences in demographic, socioeconomic, and clinical variables of adult patients with heart failure that attend follow-up and those who do not and to: b.) to ...
Providers Perceptions of the Use of a Telephone Script to Prevent and Lower Readmission Rates of Congestive Heart Failure Patients
Background: Congestive heart failure is one of the leading causes of hospital admissions in adults greater than 65 years old and costs the United States 32 billion dollars annually (Center for Disease Control- Heart Failure ...