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Recent Research

Readmission rates for all 6 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%).
January 2014

Documented follow-up appointments don't lower readmissions for general medicine inpatients

Documented follow-up appointments don't lower readmissions for general medicine inpatientsOral low-dose steroids yield similar outcomes as high-dose IV steroids for COPD exacerbations. ... Financial incentives to reduce readmissions may have unintended
June 2010

Cost of care

12.0%, P<0.0001), as were readmissions and ICU utilization. Cost was $273 higher in the teaching hospitals' patients compared to their matches (P<0.0001).
November 2019

Pleural effusion

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.
October 2019

From ACP Hospitalist

Conference coverage in this issue looks at preventing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
August 2019

Death and readmission rates not associated for three common conditions

The mean mortality rate for AMI was 16.60% and the mean readmission rate was 19.94%. ... Also, although mortality and readmission measures both span 30 days, their starting times for outcomes differ.
February 2013

In the News

Readmissions were calculated via Medicare claims. Results were published in the March Journal of General Internal Medicine. ... Correlations weren't significant between performance measures and readmission rates for HF, abdominal surgery or
May 2013

30-day readmissions after MI declined over past decade

Over the whole period, 36% of 30-day readmissions occurred within a week of discharge. ... MI was the cause of only 8% of the readmissions, while 38% of them were for a noncardiovascular cause.
November 2015

Longer antibiotic therapy in patients with low procalcitonin during COPD exacerbation increased LOS without reducing readmissions

In both analyses, the primary outcome was all-cause 30-day readmissions, and secondary outcomes included LOS and COPD-related 30-day readmissions. ... 3.8 d; P<0.01), and there were no significant differences between the respective groups in the rate of
July 2018

Heart failure

of stay or readmissions. ... visit. The primary purpose is to optimize patient care and improve outcomes, rather than reducing length of stay and readmission, although practice improvement may enhance effective resource allocation, the pathway document
September 2019

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