October 1, 2006 | Journal Article
July 17, 2007 | Journal Article
Reduce fatigue-related errors, but may raise risk by increasing transfers of responsibility for patients.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The intensity of hospital care provided to chronically ill Medicare patients varies greatly among regions, independent of illness. This study examined the associations among hospital care intensity, the technical quality of hospital care, and patients' ratings of their hospital experiences.
May 5, 2014 | Journal Article
Patients who have been hospitalized often experience care coordination problems that worsen outcomes and increase costs.
November 12, 2012 | Journal Article
Intensive care units should take a rigorous and nuanced approach to planning patient handoffs to improve patient safety and quality of care.
August 13, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
After the Aurora, CO, shootings, an emergency care miracle.
August 1, 2006 | Journal Article
May 1, 2014 | Journal Article
After ambulatory surgery, rates of hospital-based acute care may be a better measure of quality than rates of immediate transfer to a hospital on discharge.
Making Greater Use of Dedicated Hospital Observation Units for Many Short-Stay Patients Could Save $3.1 Billion a Year
September 26, 2012 | Journal Article
Using observation units in hospitals to provide care to certain patients can be more efficient than admitting them to the hospital and can result in shorter lengths-of-stay and lower costs.
December 1, 2011 | Journal Article
This study presents an alternative approach to increased demand for intensive care unit beds.