Search results for "Readmissions"

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Mandates on minimum nurse-to-patient ratios linked to better outcomes

Hospitals that implemented mandates on nurse-to-patient ratios lowered their patient mortality, and higher staffing was associated with lower readmission rates and shorter length of stay, an Australian study found.
19 May 2021

A citywide pledge to reduce readmissions

Camden, N.J., focused on removing barriers to postdischarge primary care visits.
15 May 2019

Score predicts 90-day readmission risk after myocardial infarction

Predictive factors that could be identified before discharge included age, heart failure, heart rate, dialysis, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, and chronic lung disease.
24 Oct 2018

Antibiotics for COPD, shock after MI, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Dec 2018

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.
9 Mar 2016

Nutrition, glycemic control, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Nov 2019

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 high numbers of stroke discharges.
22 Aug 2018

Risk adjustment for more patient, population characteristics could reduce readmission penalties

Researchers assessed the impact of adjusting for hospitals' cumulative chronic disease burden; quantity of patients who were dual-eligible, disabled, or long-term nursing home residents; and other area-level socioeconomic variables.
26 Sep 2018

3 Wishes, penalties, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Apr 2020

Patients discharged during holiday season had less timely follow-up and higher risk of death or readmission

“Rather than rushing to get patients home, hospital clinicians should pay attention to discharge planning for this vulnerable group,” the study authors wrote.
19 Dec 2018

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