Brigham And Women's Hospital

Non-drug interventions reduce delirium: study

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Providers could reduce rates of delirium and its attendant injuries from falls and save the healthcare system $10 billion a year if they practiced better interventions, according to a new study.

New scoring system could identify patients at risk of readmission, improve transitions between acute and post-acute settings, researchers say

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Researchers have developed a scoring system to determine which hospital patients are at highest risk of readmission within 30 days of discharge, potentially helping acute and post-acute providers focus on high-intensity transition care for these patients.