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Analytics vendor capabilities are expanding as hospital use cases are too

As healthcare providers find new and innovative uses for their data, the capabilities of analytics vendors to help them manage it for a variety of use cases are also on the rise, according to a new study from Chilmark Research. WHY IT MATTERSThe report finds that these vendors’ analytics tools are fast-evolving to help hospitals… Read More »

Hospital turns away stroke victim

Tiffany Tate suffered a stroke and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance. Her ambulance was turned away — then, she died. Four years ago, Tiffany began her day like any other. With a teenager and an eight-month old at home, she got ready for work and headed off to cover the breakfast shift at… Read More »

JAMA findings suggest 'unintended harm' from Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

Dive Brief: New evidence links CMS’ Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to unintended harm in some patients, a JAMA editorial suggests.  Researchers analyzed 8.3 million hospitalizations of Medicare enrollees for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction and pneumonia over four periods from April 2005 through March 2015. Thirty-day post-discharge mortality for heart failure patients rose following announcement… Read More »