Readmissions: The Big Picture

October 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2013, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p30
The article focuses on the best practice of readmissions prevention in hospitals. Hospital leaders recognized that they would be at risk for penalties based on how well they prevent 30-day readmissions for three targeted diagnoses. There is said to be an agreement on how much control hospitals can exercise over readmission rates. An strategy for healthcare organizations to get to the best practice of all-cause readmissions prevention is mentioned.


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