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6 Trends in Long Term Care: By - Laura Wasson

In the past five years, the landscape of Long Term Care (LTC) has changed. The Affordable Care Act is making it more difficult to obtain Medicaid reimbursement dollars while putting more emphasis on improving the level of care. 383 more words

Technology

The Skeptic Doctor: Reflections of a Physician Leader

“Patient experience. I’d like you to take over the initiative,” he said. I looked to my left and right.

Shit. He’s talking to me.

 For a moment, I had an overwhelming sense of insecurity. 1,126 more words

Medical Theme

High patient satisfaction in 445 patients who underwent fast-track hip or knee replacement

Source:  Acta Orthopaedica 2015, 24 June

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Date of publication:  June 2015

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  investigates factors relating to patient satisfaction and length of stay after fast-track THR and TKR. 8 more words

Orthopaedics

Randomized controlled trial of conventional versus modern surgical dressings following primary total hip and knee replacements

Source:  International Orthopaedics 2015, 39(7), 1315-19

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Date of publication:  July 2015

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  compares two types of dressing (conventional gauze-based versus absorbing hydrofibre) after primary total hip or knee arthroplasties, looking at dressing changes, complication rates, satisfaction of nurses and patients and cosmetic appearance of wounds. 45 more words

Orthopaedics

Exploring patient choice in GP services

By Monitor (2014)

The report presents the findings of a review into how GP services are working for patients, with a specific focus on the role of choice and competition. 38 more words

Public Health Advice To NHS Commissioners

Breathing room has fostered home care progress

A half-year after upsetting elderly patients and their families with news it was dramatically cutting home care, the local Community Care Access Centre is reporting increased home visits, wait times that are lowest in the province and a 93 per cent patient satisfaction rating. 715 more words

News

Tap the Employee to Better Treat the Patient

In the article Hospital shows improved patient satisfaction, the author highlights a hospital that is using key strategies to drive up patient satisfaction. And in hearing Ivision Memorial Hospital leaders describe the approach, one starts to draw conclusions. 252 more words

Business Advice