Readmission Rates

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Abstract Number: 364

PHYSICIAN CHARACTERISTICS CORRELATE WITH PATIENT READMISSION RATES

Background: The 7- and 30-day patient readmission rates are tracked by hospitals and are used as a metric to measure physicians’ quality of patient care. Several tools currently predict and prevent early readmission rates based [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:38-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN CHARACTERISTICS CORRELATE WITH PATIENT READMISSION RATES

Abstract Number: 29

THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION

Background: The United States sees over 35 million hospital discharges a year with a 20% readmission rate. Unplanned readmissions amount to 20 billion dollars annually. Efforts to prevent readmissions impact patient’s overall morbidity/mortality and alleviate [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:16:42-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on THE ED TRIGGER PROGRAM: AN IMPORTANT INTERVENTION TOOL FOR HOSPITAL READMISSION PREVENTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 40

DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Background: Initial management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) aims towards aggressive fluid resuscitation to maintain hemodynamic stability. Existing evidence regarding benefit of early endoscopy is unclear with some studies suggesting mortality benefits and some [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:12-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Consultative Medicine, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

HM2016 Abstract Number: 136

Is the Grass Really Greener? Impact of Inter-Hospital Transfer on the Outcomes of Super-Utilizers

Background:  A small population of patients disproportionately consume an increasing share of medical resources.  These super-utilizers often have complex medical and psychosocial conditions that require carefully coordinated, individualized care.  As this population drives unplanned readmissions, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Is the Grass Really Greener? Impact of Inter-Hospital Transfer on the Outcomes of Super-Utilizers