Development, validation, and results of a measure of 30-day readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia.
J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar;6(3):142-50
Authors: Lindenauer PK, Normand SL, Drye EE, Lin Z, Goodrich K, Desai MM, Bratzler DW, O'Donnell WJ, Metersky ML, Krumholz HM
Readmission following hospital discharge has become an important target of quality improvement.
PMID: 21387551 [PubMed - in process]