Risk Factors

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HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Background: Anemia in patients with heart failure (HF) is common. Data reported shows a variable prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Additionally, it has also been demonstrated that it is associated with poor outcomes. Multiple risk factors [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Prospective Validation of the “Hospital” Score to Predict Patients at High Risk of Unplanned Readmission

Background: In order to most efficiently improve transition of care, hospitals need to target intensive discharge interventions at those patients at high risk of unplanned readmission. The “HOSPITAL” score, derived previously in the US, is [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Prospective Validation of the “Hospital” Score to Predict Patients at High Risk of Unplanned Readmission

The Hospital Score Predicts 30-Day Potentially Avoidable Readmissions in Conditions Tracked by Cms

Background: The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) instituted the Readmissions Reduction Program to incentivize improvements in care transitions for patients with several common and serious illnesses, including heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Oral Presentations, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on The Hospital Score Predicts 30-Day Potentially Avoidable Readmissions in Conditions Tracked by Cms