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Readmissions after intracerebral hemorrhage often related to infection, study finds

Most 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for intracerebral hemorrhage are related to infection, according to a recent study. ... Other common readmission reasons were stroke-related codes and aspiration pneumonitis (23.7% and 4.3%, respectively).
June 2016

Readmission risk prediction models

Readmission prediction models vary vastly by complexity, ease of implementation, and risk criteria. ... Umscheid said. “Predicting the risk of readmissions is only going to change readmission rates if that prediction is used in routine clinical
July 2014


Those increases were only partly offset by declines in readmissions (monthly change, 0.023 per 100 patient discharges; 95% CI, 0.035 to 0.012). ... The study's results highlight problems with the use of 30-day readmission rate as a quality metric and
August 2019

Seeing readmissions from the patient's point of view

One question researchers hoped patient data might help answer was whether their readmissions were preventable. ... The results could be used to improve discharge planning and potentially reduce readmissions.
September 2015

Heart failure

Patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction who were taking digoxin before hospitalization had higher short-term mortality and long-term readmission risk if the drug was discontinued at discharge. ... or all-cause readmission (HR, 1.03; 95%
July 2019

Safety-net hospitals, C. diff colonization

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Patients who lived or were hospitalized in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Maryland had significantly higher risk of readmission within 30 days, a recent study found. ... Patients living in neighborhoods at the 90th
December 2019

When readmissions went down, return visits to ED and observation went up

20.1%). Observation and ED visits increased in all groups, and inpatient readmissions decreased only for patients with Medicare (18.3% vs. ... Regardless of the cause of the findings, measuring readmission rates without counting ED visits and observation
December 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship, readmissions

Excess readmission ratio (ERR), the performance measure used by CMS as part of its Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, is not associated with improved care quality or long-term clinical outcomes after ... June 30, 2011 (the time period used to
July 2017

Readmission penalties may not drive observation stays in lieu of readmissions

Use of observation rose from 2007 to 2015, but both for diagnoses targeted by readmission penalties and those not targeted, and there was no hospital-level association with readmissions. ... Readmission rates continued to decline from October 2012
March 2016

Transition and self-management program help reduce COPD readmissions

A nurse-delivered three-month postdischarge program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) included transition support, training in self-management techniques, and help with access to outpatient services.
November 2018

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