In terms of population health management today, here are a handful of chronic medical conditions that have become most prevalent in discussions around ongoing care, due to their treatment complexity and rising number of patients.
The aging of the American population is spurring the increased focus on efforts to provide better care for people with chronic conditions. Here are a few statistics about the extent of this challenge.
Malnutrition Awareness Week is the perfect time for providers to assess when, and how, they probe a patients’ ability to obtain nutritious food, as well as explore community resources to help fill that need if necessary.
To improve outcomes over all, we have to get better at providing care for those with chronic conditions. The article on which this post is based discusses some of the implications of our need to focus more on chronic disease care.
When discussing the future of resuscitation for the healthcare continuum, Haynes spoke optimistically about a continued international focus on improving survivability and outcomes.
Federal and state governments continue their close scrutiny of the Continuum care/post-acute sector. Here we discuss compliance risk areas and CIA in this part of the healthcare industry.
Though improving resuscitation success is an important purpose in itself, a high quality training program has additional benefits for the care continuum in terms of learner confidence and regulatory reporting efficiency.
Healthcare organizations across the care continuum need to increase their efforts to improve resuscitation readiness and competency. Here are some reasons doing so is more difficult in a non-hospital environment.