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Study: Preventable Complications Add $2B in Hospital Costs

from FierceHealthcare

Hospital-acquired conditions like pressure sores, falls and surgical site infections resulted in more than $2 billion in excess hospital costs and more than 3,200 potentially avoidable deaths in 2016, according to a study from IBM Watson Health. In all, the study found, there were nearly 49,000 cases of hospital-acquired conditions in 2016 that were considered potentially avoidable despite quality measures meant to track the complications tied to potential financial penalties. more

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