• Disturbances in hospital common among inpatients, linked to readmission

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Many inpatients experience disturbances in sleep, mobility, nutrition and mood during their hospital stays, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
    These disturbances were associated with an increased risk of 30-day readmission or ED visit after discharge.
    “Improving patient experience and reducing readmissions are priorities for health care practitioners, patients and policymakers,” Shail Rawal, MD, MPH, from the department of medicine at the University of Toronto, and colleagues wrote. “A growing body of evidence suggests that patient experience in
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