• Risk for hospital readmission increases among certain specialties

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Hospital readmission risk increased for patients in surgical/gynecological and neurological cohorts but did not increase in medicine, cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory cohorts, according to research published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
    Saul Blecker, MD, MHS, of New York University School of Medicine, and colleagues evaluated readmission rates of five clinical cohorts: surgery/gynecology, medicine, cardiovascular, cardiorespiratory and neurology.
    “Hospitalization and readmission rates have decreased in recent years, with the possible consequence that hospitals are increasingly
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  • Study shows that risk of readmission has decreased

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Although hospitals have been effective at reducing patient readmissions, the risk for readmission for hospitalized patients has increased for two of five clinical cohorts, according to research published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
    Saul Blecker , MD, MHS, of New York University School of Medicine, and colleagues evaluated readmission rates of five clinical cohorts: surgery/gynecology, medicine, cardiovascular, cardiorespiratory and neurology.
    “Hospitalization and readmission rates have decreased in recent years, with the possible consequence that hospitals are increasingly filled
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