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A statewide quality improvement project aimed at reducing avoidable emergency room visits among Medicaid patients in California created a unique partnership between L.
The theme of this year's World Sight Day, "Universal Eye Health," and its call to action, "No More Avoidable Blindness," spoke directly to the challenge of cataracts, by far the largest cause of preventable blindness.
According to Standard Chartered, Seeing is Believing has reached 53 million people across Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, as one of the largest corporate contributors seeking to end avoidable blindness.
He added that improving stroke services to acceptable international standards will eliminate the catastrophic human cost of avoidable death and disability from stroke in Ireland.
Staff said there had been a considerable increase in the amount of time spent dealing with avoidable conditions.
I amconfident that an all-Wales pilot for child death reviews will identify avoidable factors that contribute to child deaths and consequently help us to eliminate or reduce them as far as possible.
MTA officials say even though drivers were involved in 2,123 avoidable crashes between July 1998 and May of this year, the MTA has the second- safest rate among large transit systems nationwide at 1.
Of all malignancies, colon cancer seems the most avoidable.
ONC Award-Winning Mobile Healthcare Platform Lauded for Tackling Costly Problem of Avoidable Readmissions
June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign, one of the largest coordinated improvement initiatives ever undertaken by the Minnesota health care community, reports that it has prevented 7,975 avoidable hospital readmissions since 2011.
Researchers evaluated the primary diagnoses and patterns of 30-day readmissions and potentially avoidable readmissions according to seven most common comorbidities in medical patients (chronic heart failure, ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, diabetes mellitus, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic kidney disease).
THE deaths of many babies during childbirth is avoidable, campaigners have claimed.