Results were published by JAMA Internal Medicine on Aug. 19. The patients receiving intensification had higher risk of readmission (hazard ratio [HR], 1.23 [95% CI, 1.07 to 1.42]; ... They noted that in exploratory subgroup analyses, medication-related
The study authors called for readmission prevention efforts to either recognize shared accountability for readmissions along the entire spectrum of care or shrink the focus of penalties for hospitals to the ... When the researchers looked at the ideal
Researchers derived a model to predict 30-day readmissions in 2,004 of the patients and validated it in the other 1,002. ... editorial. For example, no previous research has identified an association between low diastolic blood pressure and readmissions.
A retrospective analysis of Maryland hospital patients found that 30-day readmission rates varied from 14.1% to 12.5% with the disadvantage level of patients' home neighborhoods and from ... Patients who lived or were hospitalized in disadvantaged
co-developer of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality guide about reducing Medicaid readmissions. ... Wasfy. Some factors that affect readmission during the postdischarge period are outside of hospitals' direct control, he said.
Lower glucose levels before hospital discharge associated with readmission, death in diabetes patients
However, levels below that range were associated with progressively increasing risk of readmission and mortality. ... 2 mg/dL (4.8 mmol/L) for the combined outcome of readmission or mortality within 30 days.
A risk score that predicts patients' risk of readmission after acute myocardial infarction was recently developed using the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. ... A main strength of the study is that it looked at readmissions within 90 days, which
In the first sample, the median readmission rate was 15.5% (interquartile range, 15.3% to 15.8%). ... in the worse quartiles for readmissions than if they were admitted to a hospital in a better quartile.
The primary outcomes of the study were all-cause death and heart failure readmission. ... the current excessive focus on 30-day readmission bringing unintended consequence,” they wrote.
Since merging with IPC, Dr. Wilborn has expanded his practice and reduced readmission rates for frail elderly patients. ... Wilborn. “We know readmissions are tied to mortality, so when we can take it to less than 5%, I know we're having an impact.”.