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When readmissions went down, return visits to ED and observation went up

20.1%). Observation and ED visits increased in all groups, and inpatient readmissions decreased only for patients with Medicare (18.3% vs. ... Regardless of the cause of the findings, measuring readmission rates without counting ED visits and observation
December 2017

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

30-day readmission rates for stroke highest among those with intracerebral hemorrhage

Readmissions after stroke decreased an average of 3.3% annually from 2010 to 2014, and 30-day readmission risk was significantly higher in patients who were discharged from nonteaching hospitals with ... Readmissions decreased an average of 3.3% annually
August 2018

Bringing the hospital home

Their length of stay was somewhat longer, averaging 4.5 days versus 3.8 days for hospitalized patients, but their 30-day readmission rate was much lower: 7% versus 23%. ... Plus, their 30-day readmission rate was roughly half that of the hospitalized
March 2020

Readmission appears common after revascularization for peripheral arterial disease

that were participating in the Nationwide Readmissions Database. The goal of the study was to determine the rate of readmissions and whether readmission risk after peripheral arterial revascularization varies by hospital. ... In addition, 30-day
December 2017

It takes a community

About $12 billion of that is spent on potentially preventable readmissions, the report found. ... Research often cites poor communication and coordination at discharge as major contributors to readmissions.
May 2010

Readmission penalties may not drive observation stays in lieu of readmissions

Use of observation rose from 2007 to 2015, but both for diagnoses targeted by readmission penalties and those not targeted, and there was no hospital-level association with readmissions. ... Readmission rates continued to decline from October 2012
March 2016

Measuring the readmission measures

Studies suggest that the program—which penalizes hospitals for excessive readmissions within 30 days of discharge—is working as intended, and experts point to the steady decline in national Medicare readmission ... It rightly incentivizes hospitals
December 2015

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

Transitions of care

Patients treated by hospitalists did show a trend toward lower 30-day mortality than those treated by nonhospitalists, according to a retrospective analysis of fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
October 2019

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