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The challenge of predicting readmissions

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.
December 2011

New models predict risk of readmission after PCI

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
July 2013

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.
September 2014

‘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.
February 2015

Testing for cellulitis, opioid use recommendations, and more

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
July 2018

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

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

Readmissions frequent, one-quarter related to new problem

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.
December 2011

Little evidence supports interventions to reduce hospital readmissions

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
October 2011

Scoring system predicts risk for hospital readmission

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.
March 2010

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