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Readmissions

The mean risk-standardized rate of 30-day readmissions was 12.9% between 2012 and 2015. ... Our finding of minimal variation in risk for readmission among [primary care physicians] calls into question any pay-for-performance program that aims to reduce
May 2019

Smallest practices successfully preventing readmissions

More doctors in a practice can lead to higher hospital readmission rates, a study found.
March 2015

QD: News Every Day--More family practitioners means fewer hospital readmissions

Health care reform goals enacted last year seek to decrease in hospital readmissions to save $710 million annually. ... including general internal medicine, is associated with increased risk of readmission, the report stated.
May 2019

Readmissions for pneumonia not related to performance metrics

Readmissions for pneumonia not related to performance metrics. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services now penalizes hospitals for high readmission rates. ... The physicians that I talk with all have assumed that we would have great difficulty
May 2019

Hospital readmissions and the unfortunate predictability of it all

blaming it all on the hospital and the doctors) obscures from many of the real issues behind high readmission rates. ... Patients at a higher risk of readmission can easily be predicted by their recent history, clinical state, and social situation.
May 2019

Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

The problem of frequent hospital readmissions is actually one that exists all over the world and not just in the United States. ... Having very close follow-up with a collaborative care team. As part of health care reform, hospitals are also facing
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Over half of readers say readmissions related to poor follow-up

Thirty-day readmission rates have been a focus of concern in recent years. ... CMS publicly reports readmission rates for several conditions on its Hospital Compare website, and its Readmissions Reduction Program has begun financially penalizing
May 2019

Something beautiful

In my sweet 16-plus years as a Grady doctor, I have never seen it like this. I've never seen the hospital so filled to the brim with sick-si...
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Politics and health care in America and England

CNN, AP/Washington Post). In England, Conservative and Labour parliamentarians are fighting about hospital readmission rates. ... In England, about 500, 000 patients are readmitted within a month of discharge, emergency readmissions increased by 52%
May 2019

Primary care-staffed transition clinic may cut readmissions

A postdischarge transition clinic staffed by a primary care physician and other clinicians appeared to reduce readmission risk in a vulnerable patient population. ... 8.7%; P=0.004). They noted no significant difference in 30-day readmissions between
January 2016

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