Tag: hospitalizations


COVID vaccines have prevented 2.3M deaths, 17M hospitalizations, $900M in spending through March, report finds

April 8, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

COVID-19 vaccinations have blunted the worst waves of the pandemic, preventing millions of deaths, limiting strain on the U.S. healthcare system and producing “substantial cost savings” in healthcare spending, according to new estimates published Friday by the Commonwealth Fund. From […]


Omicron cases surge: More than 4,000 children hospitalized nationwide, report says

January 7, 2022

Via: Fox News

A record number of children were hospitalized with COVID-19 across the nation, according to a new report. The Washington Post said Friday that its figures show more than 4,000 pediatric hospitalizations, including confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients. The paper reported […]


COVID vaccines deployed in US highly effective at reducing hospitalizations and deaths

October 28, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers in the United States have conducted a large-scale study showing that the two-dose regimen vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) appear to be highly effective and durable in reducing the risk of […]


Study identifies predictors of hospitalizations or emergency department encounters for older people

September 9, 2021

Via: The Medical News

One in five South Australians will experience an unplanned hospitalization or emergency department presentation within 90 days of undertaking an aged care assessment, according to new research by the University of South Australia and the South Australian Health and Medical […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Remote monitoring of implanted defibrillators in heart failure patients prevents hospitalizations

March 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Remote monitoring keeps heart failure patients out of hospital, according to late-breaking findings from the RESULT trial presented today at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. The set-up is so effective that it has won reimbursement from […]


How to avoid catching the flu

February 22, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Flu is responsible for around 140,000–710,000 hospitalizations and 12,000–56,000 deaths annually. It is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is caused by influenza types A and B viruses. Flu activity often begins in October in the U.S., peaks December through […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Study: Remote Patient Monitoring Saves $8K Per Patient Annually

June 22, 2016

Via: HitConsultant

Remote patient monitoring yielded a savings of $8,375 per patient annually, which, for a typical one-million-member health plan could translate into about $1.1 million saved each year. The results stem from a year-long remote patient monitoring pilot from Geneia,an analytics and technology […]