Tag Archives: quality of care

Hospital readmission after head and neck microvascular reconstruction

Unplanned readmissions are associated with decreased healthcare quality and increased costs. This nationwide study examines causes for unplanned readmission among head and neck cancer patients undergoing immediate microsurgical reconstruction. Patients undergoing head and neck tumor resection with

‘Uberizing’ home care in Ontario

A strong home and community care system can contribute considerably to a sustainable healthcare system and to improving patient care, reducing healthcare system costs, decreasing lengths of hospital stays and shortening wait lists for long-term care. Unlocking

The future of cross-border patient mobility in the EU

Medical tourism has recently grown at an explosive pace driven by American insurances that offer reductions to policy-holders who are willing to be treated in other countries. In Europe, the number of patients that wants to be