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The mean SEN score was significantly elevated in the PPS clients as a group as compared to the controls (Table 2).
The major findings of the study are: (1) Patients are sicker at admission for all five diseases post-PPS; (2) length of stay dropped for all diseases, an average of 24 percent; (3) process of care (what happens in the hospital) improved following PPS for all diseases; (4) patients were sicker or less stable at discharge; and (5) in-hospital mortality fell after PPS, and post-discharge mortality was about the same.
ProPAC has separately reported PPS margins for hospitals by PPS year that show an even more dramatic shrinkage, recently well below 2 percent and actually turning negative at a level of -2.
We are using the latest technology to produce these resins and are achieving the reduction in chlorine content without sacrificing any of the resin properties, such as excellent flow, that our customers depend on from Ryton([R]) PPS.
Among the new benefits exclusive to PPS Club members: the non-expiry of KrisFlyer miles, priority access to Saver Award redemption inventory, and fast track security and immigration clearance at selected airports.
This new contract with Levenstond Seafood represents a major breakthrough for PPS in an overseas market for returnable plastic boxes, where previously salmon had been transported in single-use expanded polystyrene (EPS) boxes.
The Postacute Payment Report[TM], a monthly resource to help boost compliance, improve accuracy, enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and boost reimbursement is also available, This documentation guide helps a facility cope with the challenges of PPS and navigate the documentation maze.
A part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, PPS was designed to provide a structured payment system for Medicare reimbursement.
Ryton[R] PPS is used in applications ranging from automotive engine mounts to hair straightener housings, and hard disk drive components to chemical pumps.
PPS is capable of overhauling the UTC Aerospace/Hamilton Sundstrand model 14RF propellers installed on most of the remaining Saab 340 aircraft.
A new contract has been agreed with PPS Wash to wash plastic crates for Aria Foods in Ashby-dela-Zouch, which has experienced an increase in volume at the site.