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EDs Seeing More Patients with Complex, Chronic Conditions, Mental Illness; Fewer Injuries

The rate of emergency department (ED) visits in California for non-injuries has risen while the rate of visits for injuries has dropped, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco that documents the increasing amount of care provided … finish reading EDs Seeing More Patients with Complex, Chronic Conditions, Mental Illness; Fewer Injuries

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Automated Predictor Flags Patients at Risk for 30-Day Readmission: Study

An automated prediction tool that identifies newly admitted patients at risk for readmission within 30 days of discharge has been successfully incorporated into the EHR of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The tool, developed by researchers at the Perelman … finish reading Automated Predictor Flags Patients at Risk for 30-Day Readmission: Study

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Case Managers Migrating to Primary Care Offices in Greater Numbers, Finds Survey

The third annual Healthcare Case Management e-survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network probed for specifics in three new areas: trends in embedded case management, including work locations of co-located case managers and the greatest challenges and benefits of embedding case … finish reading Case Managers Migrating to Primary Care Offices in Greater Numbers, Finds Survey

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