Hospital inpatient discharge
and ED records were assembled from the HCUP SID and SEDD for 2011-2015.
A streamlined admission process that includes protocols to improve the inpatient discharge
process is helpful.
However, Parikh noted, most of those quality-improvement papers do not focus on inpatient discharge
, a particularly vulnerable time for patients.
Each inpatient discharge
and outpatient visit is assigned a disease and associated cost.
For this study, six hospitals in two Florida counties with high numbers of NAS births were identified using Florida's hospital inpatient discharge
data; of these, three hospitals were able to provide data needed for this investigation.
Costs for surgery-related medications were obtained from VHA DSS national extract data and included all inpatient and discharge medications dispensed within 7 d of inpatient discharge
In addition, the authors merge the hospital IT adoption data to millions of inpatient discharge
records on every Medicare, fee-for-service patient admitted for one of four high-mortality conditions: acute myocardial infarction; congestive heart failure; coronary atherosclerosis; and pneumonia.
A recent review of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy included this recommendation: "Expand efforts to provide effective follow-up care after inpatient discharge
of suicidal persons." (10) Another national report was more specific: "Adopt nationally recognized policies and procedures that best match patients at risk for suicide to follow-up services that begin at or near the time of discharge from ...
This is a descriptive study of time trends to analyze CDAD discharge records from the Louisiana Hospital Inpatient Discharge
Database between 1999 and 2008.
Pat Hackett, a director of the NHS organisation, said: "This new approach to providing community care is designed to reduce unscheduled hospital admissions, facilitate early inpatient discharge
and really empower patients and carers to manage their own conditions.
The Day Treatment Partial Hospitalization program is available as a direct admission option for less-acute needs, or as a step-down modality following inpatient discharge
Jean Mitchell, Ph.D., a professor of public policy at Georgetown University, Washington, analyzed 6 years of inpatient discharge
data to compare the practice patterns of physicians who were owners of cardiac specialty hospitals in Phoenix and Tucson with those of physicians who only treated patients in full-service community hospitals with an accredited cardiac care program.