Journal Of General Internal Medicine

Aggressive blood pressure treatment does not increase fall risk after all, study says

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Taking aggressive measures to lower older adults' blood pressure may not increase their risk of falls, contrary to conventional wisdom, according to recently published research findings.

Coaching sessions reduce hospital readmissions, study finds

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An hour-long educational coaching session and up to three follow-up phone calls reduced readmissions by 39% among Medicare patients, a new study finds.

Spray on the PAM to reduce readmissions

Spray on the PAM to reduce readmissions

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In life, as Donald Rumsfeld once said, there are known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns. This may sound like gobbledygook, but it's actually relevant to business and long-term care.

Numerous social factors tied to readmission risk for pneumonia and heart failure patients, study says

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Providers should consider social factors, such as race, gender and whether a person is a nursing home resident, when assessing readmission risk among pneumonia and heart failure patients, new research finds.