The primary outcome was the association of DNR reversal with readmission to the same or different hospital from the initial hospital. ... Secondary outcomes included the association of DNR reversal with readmission to a hospital with a low or high rate
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
The researchers compared hospital readmission rates with and without adjustment for these additional characteristics, using only the average within-hospital associations between patient characteristics and readmissions as the basis for adjustment.
Researchers estimated the effects of changing from the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program's existing condition-specific readmission measures to an annual hospital-wide measure. ... Policymakers have shown substantial interest in moving to a
In the first sample, the median readmission rate was 15.5% (interquartile range, 15.3% to 15.8%). ... in the worse quartiles for readmissions than if they were admitted to a hospital in a better quartile.
and subsequent increased hospital readmission rates are associated with migraine in surgical patients. ... Hospital readmission within 30 days of surgery was the secondary outcome, and postdischarge stroke and neuroanatomical stroke location were
23%) or lying down (median, 18% vs. 55%), and their 30-day readmission rate was lower (7% vs. ... 23%). The reduction in readmissions is a particularly significant finding, the study authors said.
Butcher said. But they can contribute to cost savings, such as by reducing hospital readmissions, he said.
Their 30,007 person-years were used to estimate hospitalization, readmission, and inpatient mortality rates. ... The 30-day readmission rate was 18.9% (95% CI, 17.7% to 20.2%) and stable over the study period.
A virtual hospital and a trial of inhaled interferon-beta both reported success, studies compared COVID-19 and other critically ill patients, and mortality and readmission risks were quantified in recent ... Of 106,543 patients who were discharged, 9%