Healthcare costs are seriously impacted by Retained Blood Syndrome (RBS). What’s worse, RBS patients suffer double the mortality rate and experience on average 5.8 days longer length of stay.15
Calculate the cost of RBS to your hospital
New hospital-acquired condition (HAC) penalties may further impact your hospital’s ability to provide the level of healthcare you strive so hard to achieve. An estimated 2,500 facilities could see reduced payments based on the combined influence of readmissions adjustments and Value Based Purchasing (VBP).
Projections show approximately 577 hospitals will suffer revenue losses compounded even further by an additional 1% HAC penalty, based on the proposed rates. Nearly 10% of affected hospitals could be penalized under pay-for-performance guidelines.
Number of hospitals proposed for penalties under Pay For Play programs in 201519
All cardiothoracic hospitals can immediately reduce their total cost of care by adopting PleuraFlow® Active Clearance Technology® (ACT). Here is an estimate of cost savings based on hospital size.