What ’s For Dinner? Nutrition in the Extended Living Facility: Expection vs Reality

Nutrition plays a vital role in the older adult, as weight in older adults is used as a marker of health and wellness. Individualization of meals is very limited; therefore, it is essential to offer a well-balanced diet options. In this regard, the national guidelines for the older adult can offer guidance to direct the meal options. There are national guidelines from the US Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture with dietary recommendations for community-dwelling healthy older adults.
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Conclusion: The Readmission rate was 13.7%, with an associated mortality of 27.8%. Early readmission was an independent predictor of mortality (RR 1.95) in relation to late readmission. Larger studies are needed to better identify this group of patients with an aim to adopt preventive measures.
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
The State of Washington received a State Innovation Models (SIM) $65 million award from the federal Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services to improve population health and quality of care and reduce the growth of health care costs in the entire state, which has over 7 million residents. SIM is a “complex intervention” that implements several interacting components in a complex, decentralized health system to achieve goals, which poses challenges for evaluation. Our purpose is to present the state-level evaluation methods for Washington's SIM, a 3-year intervention (2016-2018). We apply the RE-AIM (reach, e...
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Conclusion: This project found that there were not significant differences in ED LOS for injured patients presenting initially to FSEDs or other non-FSED facilities, suggesting that timeliness of care was similar across location types.
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Conclusion: The use of a best practice quality improvement process resulted in improvements in workflow related to SBIRT, greater communication about SBIRT, and identification of barriers that blocked successful receipt of SBIRT.
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - Category: Health Management Tags: Quality Management Applications Source Type: research
Conclusions: Multifactor designs are not widely used in medicine despite their potential to make improvement initiatives and health services research more efficient and effective. Quality managers, health system leaders, and directors of research institutes could increase productivity and gain important insights by promoting a broader use of factorial designs to study multiple interventions simultaneously and to learn from interactions.
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