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30-Day Readmission, Mortality Rates Updated

A major update to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare website refreshes data for 30-day readmission and mortality rates.

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