There may be hope for hospitals carefully watching the proposed IPPS rule, praying for some amelioration of the suggested 2.9% documentation and coding adjustment (DCA) it included. On July 12, 242 members of Congress...Read More »
Assessment of clinical measures associated with end-of-life treatment could actually improve care of the dying, according to a release regarding a study published recently in the Archive of Internal Medicine.
Study leaders abstracted the records of nearly 500 individuals who had...Read More »
Q: I am very confused about the diagnosis of acute renal injury/acute renal failure. I know that one of the issues is the lack of agreed upon definition of AKI/renal failure and my readings certainly have reinforced this. So, I have the...Read More »