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An intervention targeting patients with very high use of health care services, or “superutilizers,” had no significant effect on readmission rates compared to usual care in a recent randomized controlled trial. ... To test the program's effect on
January 2020

Readmission risk prediction models

Readmission prediction models vary vastly by complexity, ease of implementation, and risk criteria. ... Umscheid said. “Predicting the risk of readmissions is only going to change readmission rates if that prediction is used in routine clinical
July 2014


Those increases were only partly offset by declines in readmissions (monthly change, 0.023 per 100 patient discharges; 95% CI, 0.035 to 0.012). ... The study's results highlight problems with the use of 30-day readmission rate as a quality metric and
August 2019

Readmission impossible

patient in follow-up, increasing the risk of adverse events such as readmissions. ... Dr. Robelia is the chair of readmissions at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
June 2018


Utilization of postdischarge services was strongly associated with avoidance of 30-day readmissions among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, whether or not the services were for the same diagnosis as the ... Among all-cause index hospitalizations, 11
July 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship, readmissions

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 long-term clinical outcomes after ... June 30, 2011 (the time period used to
July 2017


Before adjustment, Medicare Advantage beneficiaries had lower readmission rates than those with traditional Medicare for all three conditions (16.6% vs. ... 16.4% for pneumonia). However, after adjustment, that was reversed; patients with Medicare
June 2019

Readmissions after intracerebral hemorrhage often related to infection, study finds

Most 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for intracerebral hemorrhage are related to infection, according to a recent study. ... Other common readmission reasons were stroke-related codes and aspiration pneumonitis (23.7% and 4.3%, respectively).
June 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

Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

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.
May 2019

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