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Employment is top socioeconomic factor in readmissions, data show

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 12, 2014

CMS hospital discharge data from 2009 to 2012 show employment status was the top socioeconomic factor affecting 30-day readmission rates for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. The report from Truven Health Analytics said bigger readmission penalties were linked to higher rates of unemployed patients, with race and income having a lesser effect on penalties. BeckersHospitalReview.com (12/10)


Some patients prefer to withhold information from providers, study finds

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 17, 2014

CDC: Minors can buy e-cigarettes in D.C., 10 states

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 15, 2014

U.K. guidance highlights benefits of nurse-midwives

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 16, 2014

Superspreaders tied to 80% of certain infectious disease transmissions

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 18, 2014

Nurse being monitored for Ebola in NIH facility

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 12, 2014

Study links physical fitness to lower hypertension risk

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 18, 2014

Low blood oxygen in sleep tied to dementia-related brain changes

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 12, 2014

What is a culture of ownership, and why is it important to nurses?

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 16, 2014

Liver fibrosis can develop quickly after hepatitis C seroconversion

ANA SmartBrief | Dec 16, 2014


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