Incidence of potentially avoidable urgent readmissions and their relation to all-cause urgent readmissions
- Preventing readmissions benefits patients. // Hospital Peer Review;Feb2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p22
The article focuses on reducing readmission of patients to reduce the hospital budget by providing better health care and treatment and also mentions the reason for readmission which include early discharge, improper treatment and poor medical care.
- Association of weekend continuity of care with hospital length of stay. Blecker, Saul; Shine, Daniel; Park, Naeun; Goldfeld, Keith; Scott Braithwaite, R.; Radford, Martha J.; Gourevitch, Marc N. // International Journal for Quality in Health Care;Oct2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p530
Objective The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of physician continuity of care with length of stay, likelihood of weekend discharge, in-hospital mortality and 30-day readmission. Design A cohort study of hospitalized medical patients. The primary exposure was the weekend...
- Optimizing passage, from primary care to hospital and back, for readmissions patients. Petersen, Poul; Olsen, Jimmi S; Skjærbæk, Christian; Nielsen, Thomas // Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation & Emergency Medici;2012 Supplement 2, Vol. 19 Issue Suppl 2, p36
The article presents a study which examines the number of medical and surgical patients readmitted to A-24 Acute Ward of the Regional Hospital Viborg in Denmark in 2011. The study used a standardized questionnaire which were evaluated by a panel from the departments involved and were compared to...
- Abstracts en este nÃºmero. // International Journal for Quality in Health Care;Dec2013, Vol. 25 Issue 6, ps1
No abstract available.
- Care Transitions Program reduces readmissions at three Bronx hospitals. DAVIS, PETE // AHA News;
The article reports that Care Transitions Program shrank readmissions to 17.6 percent in The Bronx Collaborative hospitals based in Bronx, New York, based on a research shown during the Health Forum/American Hospital Association Summit held in San Diego, California on July 26, 2013.
- Hospitals turn around readmissions woes. // Hospital Peer Review;Oct2013, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p112
The article looks at how University Hospitals' Richmond Heights Ohio (OH) facility and Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Arizona solved their readmission problems which resulted in earned bonuses based on their reduced readmission rates.
- Strategies to decrease the rate of preventable readmission to hospital. Goldfield, Norbert // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p538
In this article the author discusses the strategies to lessen the number of preventable readmission cases in hospitals. The author proposes the use of tools, implementation of strategies, public incentives, and monitoring to prevent readmission of patients. He also emphasizes the need to...
- Preventable readmissions and physician notification. Kazzaz, Daniel // Journal of Hospital Administration;Feb2014, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
Preventable hospital readmissions burden our health system with excessive costs. The key to reducing readmissions is appropriate follow-up care for patients upon discharge. Many patients today do not receive necessary follow-up care for the simple reason that their primary care and specialist...
- Tobacco Stained Fingers and Its Association with Death and Hospital Admission: A Retrospective Cohort Study. John, Gregor; Louis, Céline; Berner, Amandine; Genné, Daniel // PLoS ONE;9/16/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1
Background: Among smokers, the presence of tobacco stains on fingers has recently been associated with a high prevalence of tobacco related conditions and alcohol abuse. Objective: we aimed to explore tobacco stains as a marker of death and hospital readmission. Method: Seventy-three smokers...