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PCMH study shows cost savings, reductions in ED, hospital use

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Studies of 30 primary care patient-centered medical home initiatives found 21 of 23 that tracked costs showed reductions in at least one financial category, according to a report from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and Milbank Memorial Fund. The report found that out of 25 studies reporting utilization metrics, 23 showed reductions in at least one category, including hospital admissions and readmissions and emergency department visits. BeckersHospitalReview.com (02/04)


VA hospitals on par with civilian facilities in cardiac care outcomes

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Study: Lower patient-to-nurse ratios linked to better survival

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Health care homes save Minn. $1 billion, study says

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Extensivist model fills gaps in care for vulnerable patients, advocates say

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Study analyzes sources, impact of EHR-related medical errors

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

St. Louis hospital unit testing new ways to deliver care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Study measures long-term outcomes, costs for ICU survivors

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Home health agency uses app to manage care of post-discharge patients

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

JACC Leadership Page: Diversifying Our Ranks, A Call to Action

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016


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