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Hospital Readmission Rates

Some Smart Ways to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

Eric J. Hall | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

If you have ever been hospitalized you know how many health care professionals -- doctors, nurses, technicians, therapists on several shifts -- come into your room to talk with you. You have little time t o learn their names or understand their roles, let alone what they are telling you about your condition.

In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost

Tom Deegan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Deegan

Patient outcomes have been superseded by paperwork. The new computer revolution now institutionalizes this fixation electronically. Patient care gets lost in the shuffle, often competing head to head with the bureaucratic demands.