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How One Extra Day in the Hospital Could Move the Needle on Readmissions

Media Mentions | November 07, 2014 | Healthcare Informatics

A new study by Professors Ann Bartel and Carri Chan finds that keeping patients one extra day in the hospital cuts readmission rates and reduces patient deaths.

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Hospital Readmission Rates Can Be Curbed by Longer LOS, Study Finds

Media Mentions | November 04, 2014 | HealthLeaders Media

Professor Carri Chan comments on her co-authored research that finds, for patients with heart failure, staying in the hospital one extra day can reduce readmission rates.

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One Extra Day in the Hospital Cuts Readmission Rates and Reduces Patient Deaths

Press Release | October 28, 2014

Columbia Business School research shows a 22 percent drop in pneumonia deaths and a 7 percent decline in readmissions for heart failure patients

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Why There Is No Ebola Vaccine

Media Mentions | October 01, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

Professor Frank Lichtenberg comments on the lack of incentive for drug manufacturers to develop vaccines and drugs for diseases that affect the poor.

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Surviving Ebola: Africa Cries Out for Healthcare Boost

Media Mentions | August 21, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the need to get the basic level of healthcare systems up to speed in Africa to prevent diseases such as Ebola.

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Ebola Fear Factor Threatens to Dampen African Business Buzz

Media Mentions | August 14, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Amit Khandelwal comments on the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, noting that it will be a much bigger issue if the disease spreads rapidly in Nigeria—due to the density of the country’s population.

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The Value of Innovative Medical Therapies

Media Mentions | May 13, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Prof. Frank Lichtenberg’s research shows that innovative new medical treatments may raise pharmaceutical costs, but their effectiveness leads to lower medical expenditures in other areas such as nursing home costs, doctor’s office visits, and hospital stays.

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Does Allergan Deal Create New Phase of Pharma M&A?

Media Mentions | April 22, 2014 | Bloomberg TV

Prof. Fabio Savoldelli says that the deal for Allergan by Valeant and activist investor Bill Ackman may change the face of mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Media Mentions | April 18, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Ann Bartel’s research finds that hospital units staffed by more experienced nurses provide the best patient care and are most cost effective for the hospital.

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Report Claims Nurse Overtime More Cost Effective than Temps

Media Mentions | April 16, 2014 | Staffing Industry

Research by Prof. Ann Bartel shows that an experienced nursing staff contributes to a higher standard of patient care and lower costs to the hospital.

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