Early Hospital Readmission: An indicator of hospital quality of care assessment

Background: Early hospital readmission is an indicator of hospital quality of care. It is important to assess readmission risk factors, as it imposes additional burden on patients, families and high cost to healthcare system. Objectives: To define the characteristics of patients with early readmissi...

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Main Authors: Flávia Kessler Borges, Fernando Soliman, Daniela Oliveira Pires, Renato Seligman
Format: Article
Published: Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre ; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) 2009-01-01
Series:Clinical and Biomedical Research
Online Access:http://seer.ufrgs.br/index.php/hcpa/article/view/5120