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The University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago has reduced healthcare costs by providing permanent housing for frequent ED utilizers with behavioral and medical issues who are homeless. •Patients are identified by ED staff as homeless, having one or more chronic disease, and substance abuse issues. •The Housing First model adapted by the hospital places patients in subsidized housing, then helps them with their problems. •The hospital has partnered with the Chicago Center for Housing and Health, which provides case managers to help participants navigate the healthcare system and teach them basic life skills.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Hospital case management : the monthly update on hospital-based care planning and critical paths
Pages: 93-94, 99
Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is a major disorder following stroke. OD can produce alterations in both the efficacy and safety of deglutition and may result in malnutrition, dehydration, frailty, respi...
In addition to the considerable patient and societal burdens, the financial burdens of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are substantial. Understanding both all-cause and AS-specific direct costs in patient...
Lumbar discectomy is a largely successful surgical procedure; however, reherniation rates in patients with large annular defects are as high as 27%. The expense associated with a revision surgery plac...
Evidence of the economic burden and long-term outcomes of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) remains scarce. Our aim was to explore healthcare costs and long-term outcomes in adult patients with JIA.
This nationwide population-based study aimed at evaluating healthcare resource utilization and direct medical costs among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients receiving biologic therapies in Taiwan.
The objective of this study is to estimate the costs of empiric antibiotic therapy and hospitalization costs for patients with a complicated intra-abdominal infection, and to assess the im...
As the prevalence and associated healthcare costs of obesity continue to increase, the need for obesity treatments that contribute to weight loss maintenance are needed. Through the functi...
Compared to hemodialysis, patients on peritoneal dialysis live longer and healthier, have a higher quality of life and cost approximately $40,000 less to the healthcare system per patient ...
The need for new models of integrated care that can improve the efficiency of healthcare and reduce the costs are key priorities for health systems across the United States. Treatment cost...
Acute appendicitis is one of the most common causes of acute abdominal pain requiring surgical intervention. In the current era, with diagnostic imaging technique like Computed Tomography ...
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
The detection of long and short term side effects of conventional and traditional medicines through research, data mining, monitoring, and evaluation of healthcare information obtained from healthcare providers and patients.
PATIENTS who do not turn up for scheduled healthcare appointments. Do not confuse with PATIENT DROPOUTS.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...