PRAXIS Resource Repository

Search our extensive library of COPD care and readmissions reduction resources, including best practices, research articles, educational materials and toolkits.

High-Risk Patients Benefit Significantly From Early Follow-up Post Hospital Discharge

Resource Type: Articles
0 Comments   |   Like 2 Likes

Researchers from Duke University Medical Center and Community Care of North Carolina examined Medicaid claims data and stratified included subjects into seven risk categories. They found that outpatient follow up within seven days was related to improved outcomes in those with multimorbidity and considerable readmission risk as determined by analysis of clinical variables (e.g., presence of a chronic condition).

View Resource
Citation: 

Joszt L. High-Risk Patients Benefit Significantly From Early Follow-up Post Hospital Discharge. AJMC Managed Markets Network. https://www.ajmc.com/newsroom/high-risk-patients-benefit-significantly-from-early-follow-up-post-hospital-discharge. Published April 20, 2015. Accessed March 30, 2020.

co-morbidities hospitalization promising practices readmission risk stratification

No Comments



You need to login to comment.