Examining the Drivers of Readmissions and Reducing Unnecessary Readmissions for Better Patient Care
I M F S T A F F P O S I T I O N N O T E Default in Today's Advanced Economies: Unnecessary, Undesirable, and Unlikely; by Carlo Cottarelli, Lorenzo Forni, Jan Gottschalk, and Paolo Mauro; IMF Staff Position Note SPN/10/12; September 1, 2010.
UNNECESSARY TESTS AND PROCEDURES Americans probably spend more money on unnecessary tests and procedures than they do on quackery. The big problem in combating this problem is that the tests and procedures may be offered by highly respected and well-meaning physicians.
6 CMS is committed to reducing unnecessary daily physical restraint use in nursing homes and ensuring residents are free of physical restraints unless permitted by regulation.
Mayer GG, Villaire M and Connell J. “Ten Recommendations for Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits.” Journal of Nursing Administration , Vol. 35,
ADVISORY OPINION OF THE CODE OF ETHICS Subject: Unnecessary Surgery and Related Procedures Issues Raised: Under what circumstances are surgery and related procedures considered unnecessary?
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION Appropriateness of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention PaulS. Chan, MD, MSc ManeshR. Patel, MD LloydW. Klein, MD RonaldJ. Krone, MD GregoryJ.
original article Effect of Nurse-Led Multidisciplinary Rounds on Reducing the Unnecessary Use of Urinary Catheterization in Hospitalized Patients MohamadG.
Dear Reader, T his book has been written to help you and to enlist your help in correcting a deadly situation that kills an estimated 103,000 people in this country each year—as many deaths as from AIDS, breast cancer, and auto accidents combined.
reduce unnecessary emergency room use with enhanced primary care access