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Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save Lives and Money

According to new data, hospital-acquired condition reduction efforts resulted in an 8% decrease in events, $2.9 billion in savings and the prevention of about 8,000 deaths.

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MLMIC and HANYS Offer Webinar on Hospitalist’s Role in Coordination of Care

Enrollment is currently open for the next MLMIC-HANYS webinar, “The Hospitalist’s Role in Effective Coordination of Care,” on July 18. This 60-minute complimentary webinar will describe how a well-designed and implemented hospitalist program helps physicians and facilities provide optimum patient care and reduce potential liability risk.

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“Frailty Index” Helps Cut Readmissions and ICU Stays

The VA and UPMC created an algorithmic tool designed to alert physicians to patients who may be at risk for surgical complications following elective surgery.

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HANYS and MLMIC Collaborate to Improve Patient Safety

The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and MLMIC are collaborating to conduct an in-depth analysis of claims data. This effort will explore potential linkages between patient safety protocols, patient health outcomes and adverse events.

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