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Q&A: Lowering hospital readmissions by improving care transitions

who share strategies on improving transitions from the hospital to the home—which in turn should help cut down on readmissions. ... Patients are much more likely to die following readmission for heart failure or heart attack.
September 2009

Decreased hospital readmission rates not linked to increased postdischarge mortality, study finds

These findings do not support increasing postdischarge mortality related to reducing hospital readmissions,” the authors wrote. ... The results also suggest that preventing deaths in patients with severe illness does not necessarily contribute to high
July 2017

Fecal transplants, contrast, and more

The mortality rate during readmission to the hospital was 17.3% (95% CI, 16.6% to 18.1%). ... Future research should work to identify interventions that might prevent readmissions in these patients, the authors said.
June 2020

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

Migraine may be linked to perioperative stroke, hospital readmission

and subsequent increased hospital readmission rates are associated with migraine in surgical patients. ... Hospital readmission within 30 days of surgery was the secondary outcome, and postdischarge stroke and neuroanatomical stroke location were
January 2017

Reducing readmissions by empowering patients

St. Joseph Hospital in Whatcom County, Wash., reduced unnecessary readmissions by improving patient self-management after hospital discharge. ... The issue: Reducing unnecessary readmissions by improving patient self-management after hospital discharge.
September 2010

Some transitional care interventions more effective than others for reducing readmissions and mortality after hospitalizations for heart failure

Structured telephone support and telemonitoring interventions were not effective in reducing readmissions (moderate strength of evidence for both). ... Our findings provide guidance to quality improvement efforts aimed at reducing readmission and
June 2014

Varied surgical readmission rates associated with procedure volume, mortality rate, study finds

Readmission rates for all six procedures ranged from 10.5% to 17.4%. ... At 30 days, the median risk-adjusted compositor readmission rate was 13.1% (interquartile range, 9.9% to 17.1%).
September 2013

Readmissions metrics, procalcitonin testing in CAP, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. 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 ... participated in the first cycle of the
October 2017


An intervention targeting patients with very high use of health care services, or “superutilizers,” had no significant effect on readmission rates compared to usual care in a recent randomized controlled trial. ... To test the program's effect on
January 2020

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