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30-Day Readmission, Mortality Rates Updated

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2012

30-Day Readmission Rates

The eight hospitals listed as worse than the national average for 30-day readmission rates in all three disease categories are:

1. Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston, MA

2. Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL

3. Franciscan St. James Health, Olympia Fields, IL

4. Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI

5. Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, NY

6. Olympia Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

7. Tampa VA Medical Center, Tampa, FL

8. San Juan VA Medical Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Hospital Compare site also lists two hospitals with better than national averages for 30-day readmission rates in all three disease categories: Citrus Memorial Hospital, in Inverness, FL and Sarasota Memorial Hospital, in Sarasota, FL.

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1 comments on "30-Day Readmission, Mortality Rates Updated"


Malachy Nkem (7/26/2012 at 5:28 PM)
This report signifies a need to develop and mandate standardized quality metrics for 30-day preventable readmission rates. It is disconcerting that hospitals that scored "worse than" national average in 30-day readmission also "better than" national average in 30-day mortality