patient readmission

Summary

Summary: Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Shortened length of stay and hospital cost reduction with implementation of an accelerated clinical care pathway after elective colon resection
    Antonia E Stephen
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Surgery 133:277-82. 2003
  2. ncbi Differential risk factors for early and later hospital readmission of older patients
    Pascale Comette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Unit, Saint Luc University Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Box 1050, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:322-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Rehospitalizations among patients in the Medicare fee-for-service program
    Stephen F Jencks
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1418-28. 2009
  4. ncbi The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1822-8. 2006
  5. pmc Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    JAMA 309:355-63. 2013
  6. pmc Risk prediction models for hospital readmission: a systematic review
    Devan Kansagara
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mailcode RD71, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 306:1688-98. 2011
  7. ncbi Interventions to reduce 30-day rehospitalization: a systematic review
    Luke O Hansen
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:520-8. 2011
  8. pmc Risk factors of readmission to hospital for a COPD exacerbation: a prospective study
    J Garcia-Aymerich
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 58:100-5. 2003
  9. ncbi An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure
    Patricia S Keenan
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:29-37. 2008
  10. ncbi Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Naylor
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 281:613-20. 1999

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  1. ncbi Shortened length of stay and hospital cost reduction with implementation of an accelerated clinical care pathway after elective colon resection
    Antonia E Stephen
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Surgery 133:277-82. 2003
    ..The average hospital stay after colonic resection is 5 to 10 days. This study describes a clinical pathway for colon resections and examines patient outcome before and after institution of the pathway...
  2. ncbi Differential risk factors for early and later hospital readmission of older patients
    Pascale Comette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Unit, Saint Luc University Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Box 1050, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:322-8. 2005
    ..This study aimed at analyzing rates and factors associated with early and later readmission (0-1 month and 2-3 months after discharge, respectively) of older people after index hospitalization...
  3. ncbi Rehospitalizations among patients in the Medicare fee-for-service program
    Stephen F Jencks
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1418-28. 2009
    ..However, we have limited information on the frequency and patterns of rehospitalization in the United States to aid in planning the necessary changes...
  4. ncbi The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1822-8. 2006
    ..A care transitions intervention designed to encourage patients and their caregivers to assert a more active role during care transitions may reduce rehospitalization rates...
  5. pmc Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    JAMA 309:355-63. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Risk prediction models for hospital readmission: a systematic review
    Devan Kansagara
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mailcode RD71, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 306:1688-98. 2011
    ..Predicting hospital readmission risk is of great interest to identify which patients would benefit most from care transition interventions, as well as to risk-adjust readmission rates for the purposes of hospital comparison...
  7. ncbi Interventions to reduce 30-day rehospitalization: a systematic review
    Luke O Hansen
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:520-8. 2011
    ..About 1 in 5 Medicare fee-for-service patients discharged from the hospital is rehospitalized within 30 days. Beginning in 2013, hospitals with high risk-standardized readmission rates will be subject to a Medicare reimbursement penalty...
  8. pmc Risk factors of readmission to hospital for a COPD exacerbation: a prospective study
    J Garcia-Aymerich
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 58:100-5. 2003
    ..The association between readmission for a COPD exacerbation and a wide range of modifiable potential risk factors, after adjusting for sociodemographic and clinical factors, has been assessed...
  9. ncbi An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure
    Patricia S Keenan
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:29-37. 2008
    ..We present a model approved by the National Quality Forum for the purpose of public reporting of hospital-level readmission rates by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
  10. ncbi Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Naylor
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 281:613-20. 1999
    ....
  11. pmc Proportion of hospital readmissions deemed avoidable: a systematic review
    Carl van Walraven
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 183:E391-402. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review of studies that measured the proportion of readmissions deemed avoidable. We examined how such readmissions were measured and estimated their prevalence...
  12. ncbi Risk factors for rehospitalisation in COPD: role of health status, anxiety and depression
    G Gudmundsson
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Sleep, Landspitali University Hospital, E 7 Fossvogur, IS 108 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur Respir J 26:414-9. 2005
    ..07 (1.03-1.11) per 4 unit increase). In patients with low health status, anxiety is an important risk factor for rehospitalisation. This may be important for patient treatment and warrants further studies...
  13. ncbi Associations between reduced hospital length of stay and 30-day readmission rate and mortality: 14-year experience in 129 Veterans Affairs hospitals
    Peter J Kaboli
    Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Central Region, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:837-45. 2012
    ..Reducing length of stay (LOS) has been a priority for hospitals and health care systems. However, there is concern that this reduction may result in increased hospital readmissions...
  14. ncbi Communication gaps and readmissions to hospital for patients aged 75 years and older: observational study
    E M A Witherington
    Nottingham University Hospitals, City Campus, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:71-5. 2008
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  15. ncbi Transitional care of older adults hospitalized with heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Mary D Naylor
    Gerontological Nursing Science Center, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:675-84. 2004
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a transitional care intervention delivered by advanced practice nurses (APNs) to elders hospitalized with heart failure...
  16. ncbi Acute heart failure syndromes
    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:557-73. 2009
    ..Further investigation into pathophysiologic targets and novel approaches to clinical trial design are needed. Improving post-discharge outcomes is the single most important goal in the management of acute heart failure syndromes...
  17. ncbi Predictors of length of stay and patient satisfaction after hip and knee replacement surgery: fast-track experience in 712 patients
    Henrik Husted
    Department of Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital of Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Orthop 79:168-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to identify patient characteristics associated with LOS and patient satisfaction after total hip and knee replacement surgery...
  18. ncbi Relationship between early physician follow-up and 30-day readmission among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failure
    Adrian F Hernandez
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 303:1716-22. 2010
    ..However, there are limited data describing patterns of follow-up after heart failure hospitalization and its association with readmission rates...
  19. pmc The association between hospital volume and processes, outcomes, and costs of care for congestive heart failure
    Karen E Joynt
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:94-102. 2011
    ..Congestive heart failure (CHF) is common and costly, and outcomes remain suboptimal despite pharmacologic and technical advances...
  20. ncbi The relationship between hospital admission rates and rehospitalizations
    Arnold M Epstein
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:2287-95. 2011
    ..Yet variation in readmission rates may more closely reflect variation in the underlying hospitalization rates than differences in the quality of care during and after discharge...
  21. ncbi Development, validation, and results of a measure of 30-day readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:142-50. 2011
    ..Readmission following hospital discharge has become an important target of quality improvement...
  22. ncbi The Stability and Workload Index for Transfer score predicts unplanned intensive care unit patient readmission: initial development and validation
    Ognjen Gajic
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Mayo Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:676-82. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to develop and validate a numerical index, named the Stability and Workload Index for Transfer, to predict ICU readmission...
  23. ncbi Effects of a health-social partnership transitional program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial
    Frances Kam Yuet Wong
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 73:960-9. 2011
    ..The study suggests that a health-social partnership, using volunteers as substitutes for some of the professional care, may be effective for general medical patients...
  24. ncbi Patients readmitted to ICUs* : a systematic review of risk factors and outcomes
    A L Rosenberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Chest 118:492-502. 2000
    ..To evaluate the causes, risk factors, and mortality rates associated with unexpected readmission to medical and surgical ICUs...
  25. pmc Derivation and validation of an index to predict early death or unplanned readmission after discharge from hospital to the community
    Carl van Walraven
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    CMAJ 182:551-7. 2010
    ..We sought to derive and validate an index to predict the risk of death or unplanned readmission within 30 days after discharge from hospital to the community...
  26. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in potentially preventable readmissions: the case of diabetes
    H Joanna Jiang
    Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1561-7. 2005
    ..Considerable differences in prevalence of diabetes and management of the disease exist among racial/ethnic groups. We examined the relationship between race/ethnicity and hospital readmissions for diabetes-related conditions...
  27. ncbi Frequent hospital readmissions for acute exacerbation of COPD and their associated factors
    Zhenying Cao
    Gerontological Research Programme, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Respirology 11:188-95. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain rates of re-hospitalizations for AECOPD patients and evaluate factors associated with frequent readmissions for acute exacerbations...
  28. ncbi A new multimodal geriatric discharge-planning intervention to prevent emergency visits and rehospitalizations of older adults: the optimization of medication in AGEd multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Sylvie Legrain
    Geriatric Unit, l Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2017-28. 2011
    ..To determine whether a new multimodal comprehensive discharge-planning intervention would reduce emergency rehospitalizations or emergency department (ED) visits for very old inpatients...
  29. ncbi Factors contributing to all-cause 30-day readmissions: a structured case series across 18 hospitals
    Paul Feigenbaum
    The Permanente Medical Group, USA
    Med Care 50:599-605. 2012
    ..To understand factors leading to all-cause 30-day readmissions in a community hospital population...
  30. ncbi Validation of the potentially avoidable hospital readmission rate as a routine indicator of the quality of hospital care
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Care 44:972-81. 2006
    ..The hospital readmission rate has been proposed as an important outcome indicator computable from routine statistics. However, most commonly used measures raise conceptual issues...
  31. pmc An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance based on 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, and School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:243-52. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi Prospective comparison of 6 comorbidity indices as predictors of 1-year post-hospital discharge institutionalization, readmission, and mortality in elderly individuals
    Dina Zekry
    Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Department, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Thonex, Switzerland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:272-8. 2012
    ..Older patients often suffer from multiple comorbid conditions. Few comorbidity indices are valid and reliable in the elderly and were rarely compared...
  33. ncbi Readmission to the intensive care unit after "fast-track" cardiac surgery: risk factors and outcomes
    Alexander Kogan
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:503-7. 2003
    ..Readmission to the ICU, traditionally used as a quality index, has not been investigated in these patients. The aim of this study was to assess the causes, risk factors, and outcomes associated with readmission to the ICU...
  34. ncbi Suicide risk in relation to psychiatric hospitalization: evidence based on longitudinal registers
    Ping Qin
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:427-32. 2005
    ..Persons with a history of admission to a psychiatric hospital are at high risk for suicide, but little is known about how this is influenced by factors related to psychiatric hospitalization...
  35. pmc Thirty-day rehospitalizations after acute myocardial infarction: a cohort study
    Shannon M Dunlay
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:11-8. 2012
    ..Rehospitalization is a quality-of-care indicator, yet little is known about its occurrence and predictors after myocardial infarction (MI) in the community...
  36. ncbi Analysis of causes and prevention of early readmission to surgical intensive care
    Gregg K Nishi
    Burns and Allen Research Institute, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am Surg 69:913-7. 2003
    ..Careful neurologic assessment, meticulous attention to respiratory care transfer orders, and prompt respiratory therapy on floor care may significantly decrease the need for early readmission to the SICU...
  37. ncbi Risk factors for hospital readmission in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Pedro Almagro
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Respiration 73:311-7. 2006
    ..Hospital readmissions for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are one of the leading causes of health care expenditures worldwide...
  38. ncbi Can home visits help reduce hospital readmissions? Randomized controlled trial
    Frances Kam Yuet Wong
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 62:585-95. 2008
    ..Home visits after hospital discharge have been introduced to help reduce hospital readmission rates, but the results have not been conclusive...
  39. pmc Patient related factors in frequent readmissions: the influence of condition, access to services and patient choice
    Sue E Kirby
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:216. 2010
    ..This study aimed to explore the link between frequent readmissions in chronic disease and these patient related factors...
  40. ncbi Measuring and preventing potentially avoidable hospital readmissions: a review of the literature
    Carrie H K Yam
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:383-9. 2010
    ..To review literature identifying key components for measuring avoidable readmissions, their prevalence, risk factors, and interventions that can reduce potentially avoidable readmissions...
  41. pmc Hospital nursing and 30-day readmissions among Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia
    Matthew D McHugh
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Med Care 51:52-9. 2013
    ..Provisions of the Affordable Care Act that increase hospitals' financial accountability for preventable readmissions have heightened interest in identifying system-level interventions to reduce readmissions...
  42. ncbi The association between ICU readmission rate and patient outcomes
    Andrew A Kramer
    Cerner Corporation, Vienna, VA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:24-33. 2013
    ..To examine the association between ICU readmission rates and case-mix-adjusted outcomes...
  43. pmc Association of hospitalist care with medical utilization after discharge: evidence of cost shift from a cohort study
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0177, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:152-9. 2011
    ..No national studies examining the effect of hospitalist care on hospital costs or on medical utilization and costs after discharge have been done...
  44. pmc Recent national trends in readmission rates after heart failure hospitalization
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:97-103. 2010
    ..No recent national trends in RSRRs have been reported, and it is not known whether hospital-specific performance is improving or variation in performance is decreasing...
  45. ncbi Predictors of adverse outcome in patients hospitalised for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Zinka Matkovic
    Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain
    Respiration 84:17-26. 2012
    ..It is crucial to identify risk factors for poor evolution of patients admitted to hospital with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in order to provide adequate intensive therapy and closer follow-up...
  46. ncbi Co-morbidities and 90-day outcomes in hospitalized COPD exacerbations
    Christopher M Roberts
    Clinical Standards Department, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    COPD 8:354-61. 2011
    ..Recognition of relevant accompanying diseases at admission provides an opportunity for specific interventions that may improve short-term prognosis...
  47. pmc Unplanned readmissions after hospital discharge among patients identified as being at high risk for readmission using a validated predictive algorithm
    Andrea Gruneir
    Women s College Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada
    Open Med 5:e104-11. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe medical patients identified using a recently published and validated algorithm (the LACE index) as being at high risk for readmission and to examine their actual hospital readmission rates...
  48. pmc Follow up of people aged 65 and over with a history of emergency admissions: analysis of routine admission data
    Martin Roland
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 330:289-92. 2005
    ..To determine the subsequent pattern of emergency admissions in older people with a history of frequent emergency admissions...
  49. ncbi The validity of indicators for assessing quality of care: a review of the European literature on hospital readmission rate
    Claudia Fischer
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, NL 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 22:484-91. 2012
    ..However, the suitability of directly adopting indicators that have been developed in a different health care system can be questioned. Therefore, we investigate the validity behind the readmission rate indicator in the European setting...
  50. ncbi The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for patients undergoing colorectal surgery: an update of meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Liang Lv
    Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Hospital, Qingdao University Medical College, Jiangsu Road 16, Qingdao, 266003, China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 27:1549-54. 2012
    ..This study aimed to produce a comprehensive, up-to-date meta-analysis exploring the safety and efficacy of enhanced recovery programs after colorectal resection...
  51. pmc Impact of social factors on risk of readmission or mortality in pneumonia and heart failure: systematic review
    Linda Calvillo-King
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8889, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:269-82. 2013
    ..This systematic review assessed the impact of social factors on risk of readmission or mortality after hospitalization for CAP and HF-variables outside a hospital's control...
  52. pmc Avoidable readmission in Hong Kong--system, clinician, patient or social factor?
    Carrie H K Yam
    Division of Health System, Policy and Management, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:311. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to identify the magnitude of avoidable readmissions, its contributing factors and costs in Hong Kong...
  53. pmc National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure. Update on publicly reported outcomes measures based on the 2010 release
    Susannah M Bernheim
    Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 1 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:459-67. 2010
    ..We provide a national perspective on hospital performance for the 2010 release of these measures...
  54. pmc Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmission
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002
    ..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
  55. ncbi 30-day readmissions after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in New York State
    Edward L Hannan
    University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany 12144 3456, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:569-76. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify reasons for and predictors of readmission...
  56. ncbi Comparative effectiveness of beta-adrenergic antagonists (atenolol, metoprolol tartrate, carvedilol) on the risk of rehospitalization in adults with heart failure
    Alan S Go
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:690-6. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi Patient flow variability and unplanned readmissions to an intensive care unit
    David R Baker
    Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2882-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether high patient inflow volumes to an intensive care unit are associated with unplanned readmissions to the unit...
  58. pmc Evaluation of a Medical and Mental Health Unit compared with standard care for older people whose emergency admission to an acute general hospital is complicated by concurrent 'confusion': a controlled clinical trial. Acronym: TEAM: Trial of an Elderly Ac
    Rowan H Harwood
    Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 1RD, UK
    Trials 12:123. 2011
    ..We hypothesise that patients managed on this ward will have better outcomes than those receiving standard care, and that such care will be cost-effective...
  59. ncbi Hospital readmissions as a measure of quality of health care: advantages and limitations
    J Benbassat
    Health Policy Research Program, JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 160:1074-81. 2000
    ..A focus on the specific needs of such patients may lead to the creation of more responsive health care systems for the chronically ill...
  60. ncbi Incidence and main factors associated with early unplanned hospital readmission among French medical inpatients aged 75 and over admitted through emergency units
    Isabelle Lanièce
    Clinic of Geriatric Medicine, Hopital Michallon, University Hospital of Grenoble, Grenoble, France
    Age Ageing 37:416-22. 2008
    ..While previous studies have identified risk factors of early readmission, geriatric syndromes, as markers of frailty have not been assessed as potential predictors...
  61. ncbi Reduction of 30-day postdischarge hospital readmission or emergency department (ED) visit rates in high-risk elderly medical patients through delivery of a targeted care bundle
    Bruce E Koehler
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:211-8. 2009
    ..Care coordination has shown inconsistent results as a mechanism to reduce hospital readmission and postdischarge emergency department (ED) visit rates...
  62. ncbi Fewer emergency readmissions and better quality of life for older adults at risk of hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a 24-week exercise and telephone follow-up program
    Mary Courtney
    Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:395-402. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of an exercise-based model of hospital and in-home follow-up care for older people at risk of hospital readmission on emergency health service utilization and quality of life...
  63. pmc Hospital volume, length of stay, and readmission rates in high-risk surgery
    Philip P Goodney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Ann Surg 238:161-7. 2003
    ..Although payers are leading the most visible of these efforts, it is unknown whether volume standards will also reduce resource use...
  64. pmc Hospital readmission in general medicine patients: a prediction model
    Omar Hasan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:211-9. 2010
    ..Previous studies of hospital readmission have focused on specific conditions or populations and generated complex prediction models...
  65. ncbi C-reactive protein as a predictor of improvement and readmission in heart failure
    J L Alonso-Martinez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital de Navarra, Irunlarrea 3, 31008, Pamplona, Spain
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:331-6. 2002
    ....
  66. pmc The value of inpatient pharmaceutical counselling to elderly patients prior to discharge
    S A Al-Rashed
    School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 54:657-64. 2002
    ..We have evaluated if these summaries, together with in-patient pharmaceutical counselling backed up with a simple medicine reminder card, may help with the delivery of seamless pharmaceutical care...
  67. ncbi Fast-track vs standard care in colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis update
    Nikolaos Gouvas
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, 10th Floor, QEQM, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:1119-31. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the latest evidence for fast-track protocols when compared with standard care in elective colorectal surgery involving segmental colonic and/or rectal resection...
  68. ncbi Predischarge B-type natriuretic peptide assay for identifying patients at high risk of re-admission after decompensated heart failure
    Damien Logeart
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Beaujon, Clichy, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:635-41. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the value of serial B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) assay for predicting post-discharge outcome of patients admitted for decompensated congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  69. ncbi An international study of hospital readmissions and related utilization in Europe and the USA
    Gert P Westert
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, RIVM CZO, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 61:269-78. 2002
    ..g. managed care penetration, after care by GP's or home care)...
  70. ncbi Preparing patients and caregivers to participate in care delivered across settings: the Care Transitions Intervention
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, and Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 13611 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1817-25. 2004
    ..To test whether an intervention designed to encourage older patients and their caregivers to assert a more active role during care transitions can reduce rehospitalization rates...
  71. pmc Medical errors related to discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:646-51. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of medical errors related to the discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting, and to determine if there is an association between these medical errors and adverse outcomes...
  72. pmc Does home based medication review keep older people out of hospital? The HOMER randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 330:293. 2005
    ..To determine whether home based medication review by pharmacists affects hospital readmission rates among older people...
  73. ncbi A systematic review of comprehensive geriatric assessment to improve outcomes for frail older people being rapidly discharged from acute hospital: 'interface geriatrics'
    Simon Paul Conroy
    University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Age Ageing 40:436-43. 2011
    ..many frail older people who attend acute hospital settings and who are discharged home within short periods (up to 72 h) have poor outcomes. This review assessed the role of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) for such people...
  74. ncbi Anemia in old age is associated with increased mortality and hospitalization
    Brenda W J H Penninx
    EMGO Institute Department of Psychiatry, VU University School of Medicine, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:474-9. 2006
    ..To more fully understand the detrimental health effects of anemia, we examined the relationship of anemia with death and hospitalization outcomes in a large community-based sample of older persons...
  75. pmc What happens to patients who leave hospital against medical advice?
    Stephen W Hwang
    Inner City Health Research Unit and the Division of General Internal Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 168:417-20. 2003
    ..Patients who leave hospital against medical advice (AMA) may be at risk of adverse health outcomes and readmission. In this study we examined rates of readmission and predictors of readmission among patients leaving hospital AMA...
  76. ncbi Gender differences in survival following hospitalisation for COPD
    Anne V Gonzalez
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Thorax 66:38-42. 2011
    ..Gender differences in survival and rate of rehospitalisation were investigated in a large cohort of elderly patients with chronic airflow obstruction hospitalised for COPD...
  77. ncbi The effect of a multidisciplinary hospitalist/physician and advanced practice nurse collaboration on hospital costs
    Marie J Cowan
    School of Nursing, Hospitalist Division, VA Department of Medicine, UCLA Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:79-85. 2006
    ..To compare nurse practitioner/physician management of hospital care, multidisciplinary team-based planning, expedited discharge, and assessment after discharge to usual management...
  78. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of Medicare patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, 1991-2008
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    JAMA 305:1560-7. 2011
    ..Total hip arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure but little is known about longitudinal trends...
  79. pmc Trends in length of stay and short-term outcomes among Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure, 1993-2006
    Hector Bueno
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    JAMA 303:2141-7. 2010
    ..Whether decreases in the length of stay during the past decade for patients with heart failure (HF) may be associated with changes in outcomes is unknown...
  80. pmc Unplanned readmission rates, length of hospital stay, mortality, and medical costs of ten common medical conditions: a retrospective analysis of Hong Kong hospital data
    Eliza L Y Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:149. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the factors associated with 30-day unplanned readmission for 10 common conditions and to determine the cost implications...
  81. ncbi Risk factors of unplanned readmission after colorectal surgery: a prospective, multicenter study
    D Guinier
    Department of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital, Besancon, France
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1316-23. 2007
    ..This study was designed to examine the incidence and causes of readmissions and to determine the criteria that could predict them...
  82. ncbi Predictors of hospital readmission in a cohort of 236 elderly discharged after surgical repair of hip fracture: one-year follow-up
    Andrea Giusti
    Orthogeriatric Unit, Department of Geriatrics and Musculoskeletal Sciences, E O Galliera Hospital, 16128 Genova, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:253-9. 2008
    ..Few studies have investigated predictors for hospital readmission after hip fracture repair...
  83. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing hospital at home care with inpatient hospital care. I: three month follow up of health outcomes
    S Shepperd
    Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 316:1786-91. 1998
    ..To compare hospital at home care with inpatient hospital care in terms of patient outcomes...
  84. pmc Readmission to a surgical intensive care unit: incidence, outcome and risk factors
    Axel Kaben
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena, 07743, Germany
    Crit Care 12:R123. 2008
    ..We investigated the incidence of, outcome from and possible risk factors for readmission to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) at Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany...
  85. ncbi Emergency unscheduled returns: can we do better?
    W S Kuan
    Emergency Medicine Department, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 50:1068-71. 2009
    ..Its purpose is to highlight inadequacies and plan strategies to reduce re-attendance...
  86. pmc Inability of providers to predict unplanned readmissions
    Nazima Allaudeen
    Department of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, 3801 Miranda Ave, MC 111, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:771-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate how well physicians, case managers, and nurses can predict whether their older patients will be readmitted and to compare their predictions to a standardized risk tool (Probability of Repeat Admission, or P(ra))...
  87. ncbi Impact of race on health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with congestive heart failure
    Anita Deswal
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:778-84. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi The paradox of readmission: effect of a quality improvement program in hospitalized patients with heart failure
    Alison Mudge
    Internal Medicine and Aged Care, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Hosp Med 5:148-53. 2010
    ..Initiating better disease management at the time of initial hospital admission has the potential to reduce readmissions...
  89. ncbi Variability in selecting patients to manage in the community: a service evaluation of community matron's case-finding strategies
    Sharon Hall
    Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George s University of London, UK
    Fam Pract 28:414-21. 2011
    ..Computerized scoring systems have been developed to help with case finding...
  90. ncbi Hospital stay amongst patients undergoing major elective colorectal surgery: predicting prolonged stay and readmissions in NHS hospitals
    O Faiz
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:816-22. 2011
    ..This article examines the length of stay and consequent bed resource usage of patients undergoing elective excisional colorectal surgery in English NHS trusts...
  91. pmc Hospital readmissions among patients with decompensated cirrhosis
    Michael L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, M ichigan 48109, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:247-52. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to identify the frequency, costs, predictors, and preventable causes of hospital readmissions among patients with decompensated cirrhosis...
  92. ncbi Home-based intervention in congestive heart failure: long-term implications on readmission and survival
    Simon Stewart
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
    Circulation 105:2861-6. 2002
    ..17 versus 0.29 readmissions per patient per month; P<0.05). The median cost of these readmissions was $A325 versus $A660/month per HBI and usual care patient (P<0.01)...
  93. ncbi Improving patient handovers from hospital to primary care: a systematic review
    Gijs Hesselink
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 157:417-28. 2012
    ..Evidence shows that suboptimum handovers at hospital discharge lead to increased rehospitalizations and decreased quality of health care...
  94. ncbi Outcomes of acute myocardial infarction in Canada
    Jack V Tu
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:893-901. 2003
    ..Little information is available on recent population-based trends in the outcomes of patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Canada...
  95. ncbi A randomized trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and home intervention in the care of hospitalized patients
    T Nikolaus
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Ulm and Bethesda Geriatric Clinic, Germany
    Age Ageing 28:543-50. 1999
    ..to prove the effectiveness of geriatric evaluation and management for elderly, hospitalized patients, combined with post-discharge home intervention by an interdisciplinary team...
  96. ncbi Impact of comorbidities on stroke rehabilitation outcomes: does the method matter?
    Dan R Berlowitz
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1903-6. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi Initial experience with a multimodal enhanced recovery programme in patients undergoing liver resection
    R M van Dam
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 95:969-75. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the benefit of an ERAS programme for patients undergoing liver resection...
  98. ncbi Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorder following myocardial infarction: a prospective study
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1217-23. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi Systematic review of enhanced recovery programmes in colonic surgery
    J Wind
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 93:800-9. 2006
    ..Fast track (FT) programmes optimize perioperative care in an attempt to accelerate recovery, reduce morbidity and shorten hospital stay. The aim of this review was to assess FT programmes for elective segmental colonic resections...
  100. ncbi Hospitalized patients with asthma who leave against medical advice: characteristics, reasons, and outcomes
    Alan P Baptist
    Allergy Immunology Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:924-9. 2007
    ..A discharge against medical advice (AMA) after an asthma hospitalization is a frustrating problem for health care providers, yet little is known about this occurrence...
  101. ncbi Analysis of hospitalizations for COPD exacerbation: opportunities for improving care
    Natalie H Yip
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    COPD 7:85-92. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that there are substantial opportunities for improvement in adherence with current guidelines and recommendations...

Research Grants67

  1. A Family Partnership Intervention for Heart Failure
    Sandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Tadalafil for Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Chronic Lung Disease
    SHARON IRENE SMITH ROUNDS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, this treatment option may improve quality of life and outcomes for the large number of veterans afflicted with PH due to COPD. ..
  3. PASSY-MUIR SWALLOWING SELF TRAINING DEVICE TO ENCHANCE RECOVERY POST STROKE
    CHRISTY LESLIE LUDLOW; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This innovative small business research will reduce health care costs while improving disease outcomes. ..
  4. Comparative Effectiveness of Post-Discharge Strategies for Hospitalized Smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Smoking cessation reduces risk and extends life expectancy. This project aims to identify a cost-effective strategy for delivering smoking cessation treatment to the nearly 4 million U.S. smokers who are hospitalized each year. ..
  5. Medication Intervention in Transitional Care to Optimize CKD Outcomes &Costs
    Katherine R Tuttle; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research is innovative because it integrates established clinical strategies with systems approaches to improve patient care, thereby testing a fundamentally new approach to advance CKD management. ..
  6. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will impact public health by generating knowledge that may be used to direct valuable resources that will have the greatest positive effect for hospitalized patients. ..
  7. Project CLEAR - Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance
    Susan S Huang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Findings could potentially impact best practice for the 1.8 million MRSA carriers who are discharged from U.S. hospitals each year. ..
  8. Depressive symptoms and 30-day unplanned hospital readmission in older adults
    Jennifer Albrecht; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The potential overall impact of this study could be changes in screening procedures for older adults as well as reductions in hospital readmission by early identification and treatment of depression in these individuals. ..
  9. Impacts of Cost Sharing and Echocardiography on Outpatient Care of Heart Failure
    JEROME JEFFREY FEDERSPIEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results of these analyses will provide relevant data for both clinical and policy decision-making for patients with CHF. ..
  10. LSPR Nanosensor for Simplified Clinical Assays
    GLENN BASTIAANS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Many medical benefits can be gained from such rapid testing. The proposed simple point of care clinical assay system has the potential of making more tests available to more patients at a lower cost. ..
  11. Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health IT
    Kamakshi Lakshminarayan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  12. Multi-Method Study of Cancer Patients'Medication Adherence After Allogeneic HSCT
    Gertraud Stadler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will also identify strategies to promote adherence in HSCT patients and other patient groups with complex medication regimens who are at risk for non-adherence. ..
  13. Reducing Hospital Readmission Among Medical Patients with Depressive Symptoms
    BRIAN WILLIAM JACK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Expected Results: This project will provide valuable information about whether including collaborative care for depression in a standardized discharge process will improve readmission rates. ..
  14. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  15. CMR-IMPACT
    CHADWICK DAVID MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Functional, Cognitive, and Social Vulnerabilities and Hospital Readmission
    SCOTT RYAN GREYSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, this research will form the basis for an R01 application to study interventions to improve outcomes of transition care for hospitalized older adults. ..
  17. Psychosocial Factors and Rehospitalization after Acute Myocardial Infarction
    JANE STEELE SACZYNSKI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  18. An Evaluation of Novel Domains for Predicting 30-Day Readmission
    Salomeh Keyhani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, as more hospitals adopt EHRs, we need to study more advanced technologies such as automated NLP as tools to efficiently extract information and to inform health systems about the characteristics of the patients they serve. ..
  19. National Consensus Conference on Community Paramedicine
    Douglas Kupas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Fundamentally, the community paramedicine model meets many Healthy People 2020 objectives by increasing access to primary and preventative health care by deploying existing resources in innovative ways. ! ..
  20. Hospital Readmission and Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation
    KENNETH JOHN OTTENBACHER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results will also address priorities f the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by identifying strategies to reduce health care costs. ..
  21. Community versus Facility-based Long-Term Care: Impact on Medicare Spending &Ser
    ILA HUGHES BROYLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This will offer other researchers interested in the healthcare costs of the disabled an example of how to apply these exciting new methods to important policy questions. ..
  22. Pharmacogenetic Decision Support IT System for Psychiatric Hospitalization: RCT
    GUALBERTO RUANO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Improving Self Care Behavior and Outcomes in Rural Patients with Heart Failure
    Kathleen A Dracup; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..HF interventions have not been developed for resource scarce rural areas. The intervention tested here could help patients with HF in rural areas avoid hospitalizations. ..
  24. Health Literacy, Hospital Discharge, and Cardiovascular Outcomes
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Knowledge gained from this study may also help improve cardiovascular outcomes and reduce literacy-related health disparities. ..
  25. Organizational Factors Associated with Improved Inpatient Pediatric Asthma Care
    Flory L Nkoy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  26. An Innovative Model to Predict Readmissions in Adults with Cardiovascular Disease
    MATTHEW DUPRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  27. Heart Failure Readmissions in Older Adults: A systems Perspective
    LEORA HORWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  28. Promoting Self-management Through Adherence among Heart Failure Patients
    Lufei Young; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Long term adherence to the recommended self-management behaviors is the foundation to realize health benefit and reduce burden on patients, their family and the healthcare system. ..
  29. INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS OF SPINE SURGERY IN THE ELDERLY
    Margaret A Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this study will ultimately be used to improve the quality of care provided to spine surgery patients. ..
  30. Validating and Classifying VA Readmissions For Quality Assessment and Improvement
    Amy K Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hospital-specific risk-adjusted rates of potentially preventable readmission rates will be re-estimated using the "reclassified PPRs" and compared with hospital-level risk-adjusted rates. ..
  31. Self-Reported Health and Function among Older Adults and Rehospitalization Risk
    LUKE O apos BRIEN HANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Understanding the impact of functional status in this period is necessary for fair judgment of hospital quality as measured by risk-adjusted rehospitalization rates. ..
  32. Evaluating Sequential Strategies to Reduce Readmission in a Diverse Population
    Dennis Ross-Degnan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For our third aim, we will analyze the costs and cost-effectiveness of the Patient Navigator intervention (Tier 3) relative to the Tier 2 intervention for high-risk patients. ..
  33. Improving Post-Hospital Transitions and Ambulatory Care for Children with Asthma
    Flory L Nkoy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our research will make significant contributions to translational science methods for assuring high quality of asthma care for all children. ..
  34. Functional Outcomes After Major Surgery in Nursing Home Residents
    Emily Finlayson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Through these three aims, we will provide nursing home residents and their caregivers with much needed information about functional and clinical outcomes after major surgery. ..
  35. Unhealthy Drinking in Older Adults: 30-day Readmissions and Emergency Care
    LAURA JOHNSON CHAVEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Analyses of whether unhealthy alcohol use is associated with increased acute care costs in the 30 days after discharge will suggest the magnitude of potential cost savings if outcomes can be improved. ..
  36. Organizational Factors Related to Hospital Readmissions
    Chuan Fen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will use new survey data and existing organizational survey data to identify hospital factors associated with variation in hospital readmissions and total costs of readmissions. ..
  37. iEAT: Information Technology to Enhance Anorexia Treatment
    Cynthia M Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The technology developed here will be made available through other mobile phone platforms and readily modifiable for management of other psychiatric and medical conditions. ..
  38. The one year trajectory of elderly patients after cervical spine fracture
    Zara Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  39. Substance Abuse Treatment Systems: An Interorganizational Network Perspective
    SUZANNE EVELYN SPEAR; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The study uses multi-level analysis to predict patient readmission to detox (N=24,713)...
  40. The Effectiveness of an HIT-based Care Transition Information Transfer System to
    Elizabeth L Ciemins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Processes and Outcomes of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Urban Poor
    Yoshio N Hall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-term objective of this research is to reduce the burden of CKD among traditionally underserved populations using effective interventions that can be used to slow progression and prevent complications of CKD. ..
  42. Integrated Collaborative Care for Substance Use Disorders
    Katherine E Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We define cost outcomes as start-up costs, operating costs and medical/psychiatric cost offsets. ..
  43. Hospitalized older adults'care transition: themes, symptoms, QoL, and utilizatio
    CAROL GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. health care system more patient-centered. ..
  44. An Investigation into Hospital Lengths of Stay and Costly Readmissions
    Kathleen Carey; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  45. Translating CER results from ICU study to improve outcomes in cardiac surgery
    Peter J Pronovost; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study has the potential to substantially reduce mortality, length of stay, and readmissions in cardiac surgery and to develop new knowledge regarding how to improve patient safety. ..
  46. Cognitive Therapy for Depressive Symptoms in Hospitalized Patients with Heart Fai
    REBECCA DEKKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This contribution is significant because interventions designed to treat depressive symptoms may decrease the risk of hospital readmission and improve health-related quality of life among patients with HF who have depressive symptoms. ..
  47. Hospitals'Adoption of EHRs and Re-hospitalization of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Mark Aaron Unruh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results of the study will provide evidence of the value added to health care in US through the nation's investment in EHRs. ..
  48. Identifying Low-Risk Patients with Pulmonary Embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. The Effects of Neonatal Intensive Care Deregionalization on Treatment and Infant
    SETH FREEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding these effects is necessary to fully evaluate the public health consequences of the increased availability of this type of care. ..
  50. A Community HIE-based Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction &Notification System
    Hadi Kharrazi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A qualitative study will be conducted to evaluate the potential effectiveness and usability of the HIE-derived-and-delivered RRPM among participating PCPs. ..
  51. HOME CARE FOR FEVER AND NEUTROPENIA--A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
    James Talcott; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..All patients entered into the study will be treated with broad spectrum antibiotics intravenously until neutropenia has resolved. ..
  52. Symposium to Rural Hospitals Combining TeamSTEPPS and Project RED
    Therese Conner; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The combination of these two programs will allow Texas hospitals, many of which are in rural locations, to reap the benefits of both programs in the most efficient way possible. ..
  53. Home Health Agency Quality: Profit Orientation, Competition and Rehospitalization
    Laura Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study results will add to the important ongoing debate about the public value of not-for-profits[unreadable] and potentially inform legislators considering policy impacting healthcare competition. ..
  54. HEART FAILURE & NORMAL SYSTOLIC FUNCTION IN OLDER ADULTS
    Frederick Masoudi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. FOLLOWUP AFTER DISCHARGE FROM AN URBAN PUBLIC HOSPITAL
    Catarina Kiefe; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Multivariable techniques will be used in data analysis. This study will create a foundation for research on interventions to improve patient care through coordination between inpatient and ambulatory services...
  56. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. FACILITATING OUTCOMES RESEARCH USING CLAIMS DATA
    John Wennberg; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The implications of the study findings for clinical practice, hospital management, and public policy will also be discussed...
  58. READMISSIONS: AN ANALYSIS OF PRO DATA
    ROBERT LUDKE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..e., that there is a relationship between a readmission and quality of care and that the PRO screens are valid and reliable measures of the quality of inpatient care...
  59. Peer Support--Congestive Heart Failure Self-Management
    MARY ELLEN HEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If found effective, this approach could be used to improve health outcomes among patients with other chronic conditions, such as depression, chronic pain, or diabetes. ..
  60. BRIEF STRATEGIES--ALCOHOL RELATED NONTRAFFIC
    Janice Dyehouse; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..A two-between, one within Analysis of Variance will be conducted to test both hypotheses. Type of injury and type of treatment will be the between group factors and time since injury will be the repeated measures factor. ..
  61. Mindfulness Meditation in Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Susan Bauer Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  62. The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke Caregivers
    Linda Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study outcomes have the potential to direct healthcare professionals in designing programs of care for persons with stroke and their caregivers. ..
  63. Effects of Telemonitoring of HF Patients and Caregivers
    Karen Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Inpatient-Outpatient Transitions: Reducing the Rate of Readmission
    James Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Rehospitalizations
    Brian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
  66. MENTORING PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY & HEALTH CARE RESEARCH
    Douglas Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dr. Richardson will continue his active and productive mentoring of junior researchers. ..
  67. Outcomes of Telehealth and Homecare in Heart Failure
    JOANNE DUFFY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finding will also provide direction for administrators and policy-makers in designing cost effective delivery systems. ..