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Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

High-risk children suffering from chronic diseases who received comprehensive care at a special clinic at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) experienced dramatic reductions in both serious illnesses and hospital costs, according to a study recently … finish reading Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

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Intensive Care Units Do Better Under Pressure: Study

Busy ICUs discharge patients more quickly than usual, but they do so without compromising patient care and outcomes, suggesting that low-value extensions of ICU stays are minimized during times of increased ICU capacity strain, according to a new study from … finish reading Intensive Care Units Do Better Under Pressure: Study

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2 Key Performance Improvement Tools for Clinical Integration

Clinical integration (CI) is considered essential to the framework of an accountable care organization (ACO) because of its ability to generate physician trust, commitment, and acceptance of performance monitoring to achieve goals. Key to its success is the use of … finish reading 2 Key Performance Improvement Tools for Clinical Integration

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