How Virtual Reality Can Help Decrease Readmission Rates

On October 2012 Medicare launched the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP), whose sole objective is to increase the quality of healthcare services by giving hospitals a strong financial incentive to work better with caregivers on post-charging planning. These efforts are targeted to decrease the number of readmissions in hospitals. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) use the Excess […]

A Substitute of Sedation that Makes Sense in Dollars

There are many differences between general and local anesthesia, however, one of the most notable differences is the immediate recovery period.  A patient that has been administered general anesthesia will generally have a longer recovery period than the one under local anesthesia. This statement is, however, not always true. For some procedures where there’s no need for general […]