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Availability of postdischarge care associated with readmission rates

Hospitals in areas with more primary care physicians and licensed nursing home beds per capita had lower readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia, a new study found.
6 Jul 2022

Safety-net hospitals sent more patients to postacute facilities under bundled payments

A study of hospitals participating in Medicare's bundled payment program found that those with safety-net status didn't differ from others on postdischarge care cost or quality, but discharged a higher percentage of patients to institutions and a lower percentage to home health care.
24 Nov 2021

July 6, 2022

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Most Medicare readmissions were for diagnoses different from index hospitalization

Physicians should consider a holistic approach to planning postdischarge care while being mindful of patients' financial and logistical limitations, the study authors suggested.
3 Jul 2019

December 2015

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Video visits for hospital medicine

A pandemic-driven innovation to optimize care after discharge has carried on, with positive reports from patients.
4 Jan 2023

Use of observation, ED in place of readmission not responsible for heart failure mortality

A new analysis of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) found that increases in postdischarge heart failure mortality started before the program and could be attributed to patients who did not seek acute care in the 30 days after discharge.
29 Jan 2020

Sepsis associated with higher cardiovascular risk after hospitalization

A retrospective cohort analysis of 2.25 million U.S. patients found that those with sepsis were at higher risk for all-cause mortality and rehospitalization for each major type of cardiovascular disease event, particularly heart failure, than those without.
8 Feb 2023

Chronic conditions were common among inpatients who died of EVALI

A higher proportion of patients with fatal cases of electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) had a history of asthma, cardiac disease, or a mental health condition compared to those who recovered, a CDC study found.
29 Apr 2020

Telerehab, unsupervised home training both effective for COPD patients

A small international randomized trial found that the incidence of hospitalizations and ED visits was lower in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) assigned to a telerehabilitation group or unsupervised training group than among controls.
21 Dec 2022

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