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18 Oct

Reexamining Readmission Timeframes

A recent study published in Health Affairs suggests that a seven-day readmission interval may be a stronger indicator of quality care than the current measurement of thirty days. The study examined risk-standardized thirty-day risk of unplanned inpatient readmission at the hospital level for patients ages sixty-five and older in four states. “The hospital-level quality signal […]