Tag Archives: Surprise

Are teaching hospitals more expensive? A new JAMA study may surprise some

Dive Brief: Major teaching hospitals are less expensive compared with nonteaching hospitals over the course of an entire episode of care and the costs incurred at 30 days, researchers found after analyzing 1.2 million Medicare hospitalizations for common medical and surgical conditions. Major teaching hospitals continued to have similar costs of care as minor teaching hospitals… Read More »

Surprise Values of Common Triggers Predict Daily Headache Activity – Neurology Advisor

Uncommon levels, or surprise values, of potential headache triggers were associated with headache activity, according to a study published in Headache. Researchers completed a secondary analysis of the Headache Prediction Study to evaluate the effect surprise values, or the amount a trigger differs from the normal routine, has on causing a headache attack. Trigger surprise values… Read More »