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Short Hospital Stays for Births More Common During Pandemic

No increase seen in infant rehospitalizations within seven days after earlier discharge to home for healthy, term infants

Patient Mortality Lower for Hospitalists Working More Days

However, no differences seen in readmission based on number of physician days worked

Risk for Hospitalization, ED Use Up With SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant

Risk increased for being admitted to the hospital or attending emergency care within 14 days with delta variant

Burden of Hospital-Acquired SARS-CoV-2 Infection Estimated

Authors say that approximately one-tenth of patients with COVID-19 in U.K. hospitals were infected after admission

Vaccines’ Power Against COVID-19 Hospitalization Fades in Elderly

Hospitalization rates among fully vaccinated higher among older residents of nursing homes and among those with underlying conditions

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Daily Average of COVID-19 Hospitalizations in U.S. Hits 100,000

COVID-19 deaths have also risen to an average of more than 1,000 a day for the first time since March

Home Hospital Model Creates Capacity, Delivers Quality Care

Findings show model can successfully free up hospital beds by treating some patients at home during a pandemic

Mishaps Common During Patient Transport From Emergency Care

Common risk events during intrahospital patient transport from ED included limb trapping/displacement, collisions, IV line or catheter issues

Morbidity Risk Up Among Black and Hispanic Term Newborns

More Black and Hispanic women deliver in hospitals ranking in the highest-morbidity tertile compared with White, Asian American women

mRNA Vaccine Effective Against Hospitalization Over 24-Week Period

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines effective against COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among adults