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Annals of Long-Term Care
In this retrospective cohort study, we reviewed the electronic health records of 3923 adult patients discharged from the hospital and admitted to nine SNFs served by a health care delivery system.
Pharmacy Learning Network
Despite many bumps along the road, a case that began with a mail order pharmacy error in 2013 appears to be headed to trial in early 2020.
Integrated Healthcare Executive
Emad Rizk, MD, president and CEO of Cotiviti, highlights implications of artificial intelligence (AI) that he recently discussed with Congress and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and explains ways AI will impact payers, patients, and providers.
Veterans Health Today
Michael Cawley, PharmD, explains why assisting patients in making better food choices can help prevent many emergency department admissions due to hyperkalemia.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, explains how to appropriately utilize the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Score Risk since one of the most common issues that increases the exposure of long-term care facilities to regulatory and malpractice requirements is the use or misuse of the scale.
Pharmacy Learning Network
Ann Latner, JD, discusses a case where a pharmacist was sued after admitting to an error which was alleged to have caused the death of a patient, and explains why it is important to always seek counsel before sending any correspondence to a patient or a physician.
First Report Managed Care
As the push to deliver increasingly higher quality care at lower costs continues to be of the utmost importance, stakeholders and providers are implementing and testing a number of models to see what suits their patient population best.
First Report Managed Care
In the wake of the recent massive out-of-court settlement by a maker and three distributors of opioids, experts weigh in on the role managed care stakeholders should play at this critical juncture.
First Report Managed Care
A recent analysis estimates current levels of wasteful spending in the US health care system and suggests there are opportunities to intervene and save. Experts point to shared decision-making as one tool that could help address waste factors such as overtreatment and low-value care without…
First Report Managed Care
Caraline Coats, vice president of population health strategy, and Andrew Renda, MD, associate vice president of population health, both from Humana, recently spoke with First Report Managed Care about their company’s Bold Goal initiative, the importance of addressing social determinants of health,…
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