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The challenge of predicting readmissions

That did not turn out. Q: What do these results mean for physicians trying to prevent readmissions? ... Until we have a better tool, we really need to treat everybody as a potential readmission.
December 2011

Social issues

Significantly higher 30-day readmission rates were seen in homeless versus nonhomeless patients (22.5% vs. ... 10.0%; P<0.001), and readmissions for psychiatric causes were also more common (18.0% vs.
March 2020

PE in pregnancy, normal troponins

An accompanying editorial expressed concern about the impacts of policies to reduce readmissions on heart failure patients. ... Multivariable analysis of the study's results found only cognitive impairment and previous ED visits to be significant
September 2019

Recent Research

Patients deemed at highest risk for readmission were given intensive evidence-based interventions using existing hospital resources. ... The models could help clinicians and hospitals risk-stratify patients by readmission risk and potentially develop
November 2013

Discharge checklist and risk assessment helped reduce readmissions after PCI, study finds

Risk scores and discharge checklists reduced readmissions after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at 1 hospital, a study found. ... The interventions resulted in index hospital readmission rates decreasing from 9.6% in 2011 to 5.3% in 2015.
August 2016

Most ischemic stroke readmissions aren't preventable, study suggests

The researchers estimated national, regional and hospital-level preventable readmission rates, as well as patient-level factors associated with preventable readmissions. ... Of all readmissions, 11.9% were for a preventable cause. When all discharges
November 2013

Poorest neighborhoods have increased 30-day readmission risk

This information and the ADI measure itself could be useful not only for research but for individual readmission risk prediction. ... In response to the study, 2 of the developers of the Medicare readmissions measures wrote an accompanying editorial.
December 2014

CMS-funded intervention reduces Medicare readmissions by nearly 10%, study finds

A readmissions-reduction program targeting high-risk Medicare fee-for-service patients appeared to be effective, despite achieving only half its goal, according to a recent study. ... Haven Hospital's 2 campuses and funded by CMS’ Community-based Care
April 2016

Lupus patient readmission rates are high and vary considerably by hospital and region, study finds

Each hospitalization was evaluated as a possible index event leading to a readmission. ... Factors associated with 30-day readmission rates were also examined. The study results were published online Aug.
August 2014

Readmissions common with severe sepsis and mild or moderate AKI, study finds

Very mild or severe AKI was not associated with readmission risk, and median APACHE II scores were similar between patients who were and were not readmitted. ... Readmission was more likely in patients with extended spectrum beta-lactamase or Bacteroides
July 2015

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