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Dartmouth Atlas: Readmission Rates Show 'Not Much Progress'



Hospital quality of care comes under scrutiny by Dartmouth researchers, who find wide variation in 30-day hospital readmission rates for six categories of patients. The rates have not gone down, and in some cases, have risen.



1 comments on "Dartmouth Atlas: Readmission Rates Show 'Not Much Progress'"
Janis Jimmie (10/8/2011 at 11:53 PM)

One of the failures of hospitals with clients who go home after hospitalizations is determining what the clients are able or willing to do regarding home care. Thus no amount of teaching will have an impact upon an individual who is not ready to perform the care themselves or acknowledge they must come back for more care