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Medicare readmission penalties don't reflect hospitals' overall readmission rates

Readmission rates for Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia differed from those for non-Medicare patients with those conditions and Medicare patients with other conditions.
28 Mar 2018

Decreased hospital readmission rates not linked to increased postdischarge mortality, study finds

The analysis of Medicare admissions for heart failure, myocardial infarction, and pneumonia found a weak but significant correlation between reductions in 30-day readmissions and reductions in 30-day mortality rates postdischarge.
26 Jul 2017

Late diagnoses, routine cultures, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 May 2021

Program targeting excess hospital days reduced readmissions after total joint arthroplasty

Readmissions and excess days in acute care significantly decreased after implementation of a program that triaged total joint arthroplasty patients who re-presented after surgery to the appropriate service line and level of care.
29 Jul 2020

Taking stock of the readmission penalties

CMS program has led to lower readmissions but may need updating.
15 Apr 2017

Studies look at hospital at home, experimental therapy, mortality and readmissions in COVID-19

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 pandemic research.
18 Nov 2020

Take cardiac symptoms in women seriously

An expert reviewed conditions with different presentations or higher incidence in women.
15 Jun 2021

Readmissions for heart failure within 90 days linked to long-term mortality risk

A registry study in Japan found that risk for all-cause death was increased whether patients were readmitted within 30 or 90 days of an index admission for heart failure.
13 May 2020

Readmission more likely in heart failure patients with low calorie consumption

A small nutrition study found that all of the heart failure inpatients who reported maintaining a low-sodium diet were consuming an insufficient quantity of calories before hospital admission.
15 Jul 2020

High-value care, tele-ICUs, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Feb 2021

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