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Longer antibiotic therapy in patients with low procalcitonin during COPD exacerbation increased LOS without reducing readmissions

In both analyses, the primary outcome was all-cause 30-day readmissions, and secondary outcomes included LOS and COPD-related 30-day readmissions. ... 3.8 d; P<0.01), and there were no significant differences between the respective groups in the rate of
July 2018

In the News

The hospitals were divided into quartiles based on follow-up rates; those results were then compared with rates of readmission within 30 days. ... In the quartile of hospitals with the worst follow-up rates, the readmission rate was 23.3% in 30 days,
December 2010


Readmission rates for heart failure were largely unchanged from 2006 to 2014 at 21.9%, but then declined to 20.8% in 2017. ... increasing post-discharge HF mortality since 2006 which preceded the readmission program,” they wrote.
February 2020


Readmission rates varied, ranging from below 10% to above 30%, and were slightly higher in the postimplementation period, although the difference was not statistically significant. ... Readmission rates for heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary
February 2021

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

Researchers used Medicare claims from 2011 to 2013 to estimate the effects of changing from the existing condition-specific readmission measures to a hospital-wide measure. ... Policymakers have shown substantial interest in moving to a hospital-wide
April 2018

Medicare readmission penalties examined

On Dec. 6, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced successful results from the hospital readmission penalties program begun in 2012: 30-day readmissions had dropped from an ... The current penalty doesn't decline if
March 2014

Heart failure readmissions were on the decline before HRRP began

suggests that any diagnosis of [heart failure] may be a more important risk factor for readmission than the principal discharge diagnosis,” they wrote. ... An accompanying editorial expressed concern about the impacts of policies to reduce readmissions
March 2019

Coding change may explain half of reduction in readmissions seen under the HRRP

Previous analyses of Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) may have overstated the program's effects on readmissions, according to a new study. ... The electronic transaction standards update does not explain the entire decline in risk
January 2019


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


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

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