Infographic: 30-Day Readmission Rates to U.S. Hospitals

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

To avoid leaving reimbursement money on the table, healthcare organizations are working hard to reduce avoidable rehospitalizations. Still, certain populations have a significantly higher rate of 30-day readmissions.

Twenty-five percent of patients with congestive heart failure are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge, according to a new infographic from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. This infographic also details the other top conditions, as well as Medicare and Medicaid populations, being readmitted to hospitals.

30-Day Readmission Rates to U.S. Hospitals

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Rethinking Readmissions: Patient-Centered Collaborations in Care Transition Management.

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