Evaluation of a Hospital-in-Home Program Implemented Among Veterans
The Hospital-in-Home program implemented at the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System in Honolulu, Hawaii, is associated with reduced costs with no compromise in quality.
Does Distance Modify the Effect of Self-Testing in Oral Anticoagulation?
Self-testing of anticoagulation improves outcomes, but is expensive. One might assume it is more helpful for patients living farther from care, but the authors disprove this assumption.
Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation: Impact of Mental Illness
Atrial fibrillation patients with mental health conditions are less likely to be eligible for warfarin receipt, and those who are eligible receive warfarin at lower rates.
What Determines Successful Implementation of Inpatient Information Technology Systems?
This paper reports findings from a qualitative analysis of US Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals on factors affecting success in implementing 2 information technology systems.
Mental Illness and Warfarin Use in Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation patients with mental illness are less likely to receive warfarin anticoagulation; those who do receive warfarin have excess risk of over-anticoagulation.
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