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.
Researchers have developed two models to predict patients' risk of readmission within 30 days of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). ... The models could help clinicians and hospitals risk-stratify patients by readmission risk and potentially
Anticoagulation for heart failure and afib associated with reductions in mortality, but maybe not readmissions
42.8%; P<0.001) and all-cause readmission (58.4% vs. 63.7%; P<0.001) at 1 year. ... Readmissions for heart failure, bleeding, ischemic stroke, stroke, and other cardiovascular causes were not significantly different between the groups.
‘Patient navigator’ intervention reduces readmissions among older but not younger high-risk safety-net patients
Thirty-day readmission rates did not differ overall between the intervention and control groups. ... 0% to 0.2%) in readmission rates and increased rates of 30-day outpatient follow-up.
Researchers used 2013 and 2014 data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization's all-payer Nationwide Readmission Database to compare hospital-level 30-day readmissions for the conditions that are publicly ... a program to reduce readmissions should be
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).
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%).
Private insurance paid for 47% of the 30-day readmissions, while Medicare paid for 40%. ... This statistic is interesting because more focus has been placed on changing Medicare policy to decrease readmissions, the researchers noted.
There's no definitive evidence that any single intervention reduces 30-day hospital readmissions, a literature review concluded. ... Of the 43 studies, 16 were randomized, controlled trials. Five of them documented statistically significant improvements
Researchers performed a prospective observational cohort study to identify predictors of hospital readmission within 30 days of discharge. ... Readmissions were determined from administrative data and from telephone follow-up 30 days after discharge.