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Readmissions and other frustrations

This month's issue focuses on reducing heart failure readmissions, improving ICU care, and combating sexual harassment in medicine. ... Readmissions for heart failure are frustrating to everyone involved. Patients don't want to be in the hospital,
May 2018

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

POCUS for DVT, inpatient digoxin

Four years after discharge, having stopped digoxin was associated with significantly higher risks of heart failure readmission (hazard ratio [HR], 1.21; 95% CI, 1.05 to 1.39; ... or all-cause readmission (HR, 1.03; 95% CI, 0.84 to 1.26; P=0.778).
January 2020

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

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

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

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

Readmission appears common after revascularization for peripheral arterial disease

that were participating in the Nationwide Readmissions Database. The goal of the study was to determine the rate of readmissions and whether readmission risk after peripheral arterial revascularization varies by hospital. ... In addition, 30-day
December 2017

30-day readmission rates for stroke highest among those with intracerebral hemorrhage

Readmissions after stroke decreased an average of 3.3% annually from 2010 to 2014, and 30-day readmission risk was significantly higher in patients who were discharged from nonteaching hospitals with ... Readmissions decreased an average of 3.3% annually
August 2018

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