Factors affecting mental health readmissions
- The case for revised readmissions risk adjustments. FOSTER, NANCY // AHA News;9/25/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 19, p4
The article discusses a September 2015 report published by the "Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine " that reveals the link between hospitals with high levels of readmissions and patients experiencing worse physical and mental health prior to admission.
- The Evolution of Mental Health Care. MORRISSEY, JOHN // Trustee;Oct2013, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p8
The article discusses the evolution of mental health care in the U.S. as of October 2013. According to KentuckyOne Health's Jennifer Nolan, mental health care patients are among those who are often readmitted because they often neglect recovery instructions. The opinion of UnityPoint...
- Letter in response to Dr Segal's commentary. Burns, Tom // Evidence Based Mental Health;Nov2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p117
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the study by Segal on the time under compulsion of randomisation.
- Challenges faced by mental health care users in the community of Limpopo province, South Africa. KHUMALO, T. A.; MALULEKE, M.; RANGWANENI, E.; MALULEKE, K. N.; NETSHANDAMA, V. O.; KUTAME, A. P. // African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dan;2015 Supplement, p114
Mental health units are overflowing with patients who are readmitted yet readmissions can be avoidable but still occur frequently. The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the challenges faced by the mental health care users in the community. A qualitative, exploratory, descriptive...
- Patterns of mental health care utilisation: distribution of services and its predictability from routine data. Heggestad, Torhild; Lilleeng, Solfrid; Ruud, Torleif // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Dec2011, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p1275
Objectives: Explore if a multi-dimensional analytic approach to routinely registered data provides a comprehensive way to characterise utilisation patterns, and to test if the patients' functional status is a predictor for the use of services. Method: We linked register contact data during a...
- Retrospective assessment of factors associated with readmission in a large psychiatric hospital in Guangzhou, China. Yanling ZHOU; ROSENHECK, Robert A.; MOHAMED, Somaia; Ni FAN; Yuping NING; Hongbo HE // Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry;Jun2014, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p138
Background: Most psychiatric inpatients in China are involuntarily admitted by their families, resulting inrelatively long admissions and relatively low readmission rates. However, this pattern may change after implementation of China's new national mental health law (promulgated in 2013), which...
- Mind + Matter= Health Care's New Math. MORRISSEY, JOHN // Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2013, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p28
The article discusses the significant connection between behavioral health and medical health. It mentions that behavioral and medical health connection could improve care, reduce patient readmission, and reduce medical care costs. Also presented are statements from KentuckyOne Health behavioral...
- Erratum to: Hospital Readmission Among Medicaid Patients with an Index Hospitalization for Mental and/or Substance Use Disorder. Mark, Tami; Tomic, Karen; Kowlessar, Niranjana; Chu, Bong; Vandivort-Warren, Rita; Smith, Shelagh // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Apr2015, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p273
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- An Updated Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Evidence for the Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders. Kisely, Steve; Hall, Katharine // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Oct2014, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p561
Objectives: It is unclear whether community treatment orders (CTOs) for people with severe mental illnesses can reduce health service use, or improve clinical and social outcomes. Randomized controlled trials of CTOs are rare because of ethical and logistical concerns. This meta-analysis updates...