TITLE

Readmission questions

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/3/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on hospital readmissions in the U.S. which was found to have remained stagnant at a time when health providers are facing a payment penalty for excessive readmissions in 2013. It cites a study which showed that there were no regions who reported lower readmissions between 2003 and 2009. It adds that one of the few hospitals which showed notable progress was the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers in Ann Arbor, Michigan whose rates dropped from 20% to 17.5%.
ACCESSION #
66631395

 

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