Allocating scarce resources in real-time to reduce heart failure readmissions: a prospective, controlled study

@inproceedings{Amarasingham2013AllocatingSR,
  title={Allocating scarce resources in real-time to reduce heart failure readmissions: a prospective, controlled study},
  author={Ruben Amarasingham and Parag C Patel and Kathleen H Toto and Lauren Nelson and Timothy S Swanson and Billy Moore and Bin Xie and Song Zhang and Kristin S Alvarez and Ying Ma and Mark H. Drazner and Usha K Kollipara and Ethan A. Halm},
  booktitle={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To test a multidisciplinary approach to reduce heart failure (HF) readmissions that tailors the intensity of care transition intervention to the risk of the patient using a suite of electronic medical record (EMR)-enabled programmes. METHODS A prospective controlled before and after study of adult inpatients admitted with HF and two concurrent control conditions (acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and pneumonia (PNA)) was performed between 1 December 2008 and 1 December 2010 at a… CONTINUE READING
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