One Arizona hospital is reducing avoidable readmissions and performing a good deed in the process.
Emergency department case managers can play an important role in ensuring effective, efficient care and assisting with critical transitions.
Changes may be afoot for the 2-midnight rule. CMS' 2015 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule seeks opinions about an alternate payment for short hospital stays.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects millions of Americans and is the third leading cause of death in this country. It is also a major source of preventable hospital readmissions.