Reducing Readmission Rates

Reducing Readmission Rates

Hospital Readmissions Prevention solution by Bismart

Hospital Readmissions Prevention solution by Bismart

Bismart's machine learning solution that helps calculate the possibility of hospital readmission in order to take preventative action. The solution works by identifying the population risk segments and the situations that occur when patients are readmitted. With this information, hospitals and healthcare clinics can give much more informed care to their patients with the ultimate goal of improving patient quality of life with better treatment, while also saving on costs. bismart.com/en/business-intelligence-solutions/hospital-readmission-prevention/

Greater Cincinnati's Efforts to Reduce Avoidable ED Visits and Readmissions

Greater Cincinnati's Efforts to Reduce Avoidable ED Visits and Readmissions

Providers in Greater Cincinnati are working with GE to help patients get better care while improving outcomes and lowering costs. Reducing avoidable emergency department visits and hospital readmissions are two ways they are making health care more affordable.

CDC Grand Rounds: Climate Change and Health – From Science to Practice

CDC Grand Rounds: Climate Change and Health – From Science to Practice

Changes occurring in the world’s climate pose significant threats to human health and wellbeing and will have even greater impacts in the future. These threats are wide-ranging, including decreased air quality and increases in extreme weather events, wildfire, and illnesses transmitted by water, and disease-carriers, such as mosquitoes and ticks. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/video/2014/GR_12-16-2014.wmv

Edward's Story - Conveen

Edward's Story - Conveen

"I am glad I found the equipment to give me a full and active life." Meet Edward, a writer who found just the right incontinence solution for him to keep up his hobbies both at home and outside his home. Conveen - an alternative to pads for male incontinence. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1TitSDQ

30-day Hospital Readmission Rates

30-day Hospital Readmission Rates

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Yusuf Yazici, MD

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Yusuf Yazici, MD

Are there significant differences on the onset of action between TNF inhibitors and abatacept? What are the implications for rheumatoid arthritis patients? View More http://www.iqanda-cme.com/playerspk.cfm?playerProject=cmr_3162&playlist=8EFE2186-92CB-11DF-92AF0026B95664AE&rotate=false

Evidence of the import of sarcopenia and other measures of body composition on cancer survival

Evidence of the import of sarcopenia and other measures of body composition on cancer survival

In this presentation during the September 2017 workshop on Understanding the Role of Muscle and Body Composition in Studies of Cancer Risk and Prognosis in Cancer Survivors, Dr. Caan discusses the evidence of the import of sarcopenia and other measures of body composition in cancer survivors. Dr. Caan gives a compelling argument on why BMI is an inferior measure of an individual’s health that should be replaced with body composition in risk stratification and treatment recommendation models in the clinic. https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/events/sarcopenia/

Session IV Discussion

Session IV Discussion

Innovative Models

Patterns of Health and Wellbeing 08: Environmental Degradation and Mental Health

Patterns of Health and Wellbeing 08: Environmental Degradation and Mental Health

Health issues among American Indians, such as diabetes and substance abuse, are reaching epidemic levels. The majority of governmental and externally driven responses to these health issues have focused on the physical aspects of disease. Much less research has been done on the relationships between culture and health within Native communities. This symposium presents a report on active collaborations between Native community members and researchers that focus on the distinct cultural values about wellbeing held by Native communities in solving serious health issues. Cosponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. In this section, Rosemary Ahtuangarauk (Inupiaq) speaks on Environmental Degradation and Mental Health. Rosemary Ahtuangaruak is an Inupiaq activist and Tribal Liaison for the Alaska Wilderness League in Barrow, Alaska. A graduate of the University of Washington Medex Northwest Physician Assistant Program, she has fought tirelessly for the health and protection of her people and of the Arctic's unparalleled wilderness that has sustained her culture for thousands of years. She is a former mayor of Nuiqsut and served on the regional tribal council for 15 years, as well as serving on the tribal and city council in Nuiqsut for many years. She is an advisor for the executive council and staff for the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council. Ahtuangaruak currently participates with the National Tribal Environmental Health Think Tank with the Office of Tribal Affairs of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. She is co-chair for the North Slope Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council and a founding board member of REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands). Please see the YouTube.com video of an interview with Ahtuangaruak at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjKblFD_oLY. Patterns of Health and Wellbeing: An Intercultural Symposium was webcast from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Rasmuson Theater on April 11, 2014.

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