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Readmission prevention starting at admission

Patients were screened up front to determine their likely readmission risk.
15 Jul 2018

Readmission risk differs when same Medicare patients admitted to different hospitals

The results may reassure the public, policymakers, and clinicians that the signal of quality from the hospital-wide readmission measure is valid and can be used as a means to benchmark performance, the authors said.
20 Sep 2017

Mortality rates similar, readmissions lower in hospital patients cared for by locum tenens

The hospital patients who were treated by locums did have significantly higher Medicare Part B spending and longer length of stay, the retrospective study found.
13 Dec 2017

Home care vs. SNF, sepsis mortality

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jul 2019

Intensifying hypertension regimen at discharge associated with readmissions, adverse events

Rates of cardiovascular events within a year were similar regardless of whether patients treated at Veterans Health Administration hospitals for noncardiac conditions had their hypertension medication regimens intensified at discharge.
28 Aug 2019

Care transitions, hypertension, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Feb 2019

Bezlotoxumab reduced readmissions for C. diff compared to placebo

The industry-funded study found that bezlotoxumab significantly reduced Clostridium difficile–associated readmissions for some patients at high risk of recurrence, including older patients and patients with severe cases.
23 Aug 2017

PE in pregnancy, normal troponins

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Sep 2019

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

Either Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) had no effect on readmissions or it led to a systemwide reduction in readmissions, even in conditions and hospitals not targeted by the program, according to the authors of a new study.
16 Jan 2019

Readmissions higher with discharge to home care versus SNF, but overall costs lower

Postdischarge mortality rates and improvements in functional status were similar whether Medicare beneficiaries were discharged home with home health care or to a skilled nursing facility (SNF), according to a retrospective analysis.
20 Mar 2019

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