Tag: total-patient-revenue

What the NY Times Missed In Its Praise of Maryland Healthcare

August 29th, 2013
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The NY Times on Wednesday published a much needed and fairly adulatory story about the Maryland healthcare system, focusing much of its praise on Western Maryland Health System – a long time MEP partner. The story rightly pointed out two key differences between Maryland’s healthcare system and all the other states. One is the “Total […]

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Posted in Future of Healthcare, Hospital Partnership, Observation Care, Transition Care

Closing the Provider-Psych Patient Information Gap

August 26th, 2013
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In the emergency department, psychiatric patients can be particularly challenging. Evaluation in the ED is primarily based on history from many different sources–police, family, EMS, many times second hand or on a written report or petition. Often, family does not accompany the patient to the ED. Patients can be unreliable, intoxicated or just plain unable […]

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Posted in Quality Efficiency Utilization