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readmission

An event which occurs when a patient is admitted as an inpatient to any specialty in any UK hospital within a specified time period (i.e., within 28 days) of discharge from a continuous inpatient stay.

readmission

Managed care The admission of a Pt to a health care facility for a condition–eg, stroke, MI, GI bleeding, hip fracture, cancer surgery, shortly after discharge. See nth admission. Cf Admission, Discharge.

readmission

(rē″ăd-mish′ŏn) [ re- + admission]
The return of a patient to inpatient hospital care shortly after discharge (typically within 30 days of discharge).
readmit (-mit′)
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We used these data to estimate logistic regression models and evaluate the relation between the actual readmission penalty assessed to a given hospital and the themes that are related to the size of the penalty and the reaction of the hospital to the penalty.
Along with the readmission agreement that we will sign, Turkey will sign a document called 'Agreed Minutes with the EU'," an official from Turkey's EU Affairs Ministry who asked not to be named told Sunday's Zaman.
Eric Shores, manager of quality at Baystate Mary Lane, said the hospital was able to keep its readmission rate so low through partnerships with other health care providers in the community, such as hospices.
Whereas most postdischarge prognostic models rely on variables measured on the day of hospital discharge, in the case of readmission, there has been interest in the prognostic value of information gathered during the widely advocated 1-week follow-up visit.
McLeod Health, a five-hospital system in Florence, SC, leveraged SCI tools during a six-month trial and achieved significant reduction in preventable acute myocardial infarction (AMI) readmissions.
Sixteen per cent of all over-75s need emergency readmission within 28 days of discharge, Ssentif said.
Because little is known about readmission rates among HIV-positive people, HIV Research Network investigators conducted this study.
Readmissions in the Kensington and Chelsea Primary Care Trust area have shot up by 287% over the past decade, while North Lincolnshire PCT saw a 3.
Turkish Foreign Ministry stated that the Readmission Agreement would come into force simultaneously with Visa Exemption Agreement between the two countries.
Participants in the H2H program will receive support from the ACC and IHI in the form of readmission-related legislative updates, literature based exploration of the issues that impact readmission rates, tools and strategies to decrease HF and AMI patient readmissions, tactics to help execute the initiative, support, and access to educational programs.
The secondary end point was the rate of hospital readmission over 12 months.
Modifying payment based on the relative readmission rate of a hospital differs from Medicare's approach to payment adjustments for complications, in which payment is reduced for the individual cases with an HAC.