Improving Appropriateness of Diagnostic or Screening Services

Financial impact of telemetry overutilization for a health system

From the 2022 HVPA National Conference James Grace (Medical Doctorate, University of Minnesota Medical Center) As much as 20% of health care spending is waste. As cost of care increase, so must efforts to decrease unnecessary resource utilization increase. One area...

 The echocardiogram effect on length of stay

From the 2022 HVPA National Conference Alisha Maity MD (Lankenau Medical Center), Anna Sunnergren DO, Stephanie Kjelstrom MPH, CPH, Georgia Montone BS, Brian Sturgis BI, Erin Carnish MD, William Surkis MD Background Length of stay (LOS) is an important quality metric...

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