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A MACHINE-LEARNING PREDICTION MODEL FOR COST-RELATED MEDICATION NON-ADHERENCE AMONG MEDICARE PATIENTS AT INCREASED RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION

Background: Cost-related medication non-adherence (CRN) is a persistent and serious challenge among the elderly population in the US. For elderly patients with limited economic means at increased risk of hospitalization, CRN may elevate the risk [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on A MACHINE-LEARNING PREDICTION MODEL FOR COST-RELATED MEDICATION NON-ADHERENCE AMONG MEDICARE PATIENTS AT INCREASED RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION

READMISSION AND MORTALITY TRENDS AFTER THE MEDICARE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM AT PENALIZED AND NON-PENALIZED HOSPITALS

Background: Higher rates of 30-day readmissions are associated with lower quality hospital care, and readmissions may put patients at risk for worse health outcomes including death. Historically, 20% of hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries were readmitted within [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:45:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on READMISSION AND MORTALITY TRENDS AFTER THE MEDICARE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM AT PENALIZED AND NON-PENALIZED HOSPITALS

THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION

Background: The United States sees over 35 million hospital discharges a year with a 20% readmission rate. Unplanned readmissions amount to 20 billion dollars annually. Efforts to prevent readmissions impact patient’s overall morbidity/mortality and alleviate [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:42+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION

THIRTY-DAY POST-DISCHARGE MORTALITY AMONG BLACK AND WHITE SENIORS UNDER THE MEDICARE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM

Background: Black seniors have historically had higher readmission rates than white seniors, and hospitals that treat more black seniors have been disproportionately penalized the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). Consequently, the policy could exacerbate [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:59+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on THIRTY-DAY POST-DISCHARGE MORTALITY AMONG BLACK AND WHITE SENIORS UNDER THE MEDICARE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM