Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions and Revisits in Massachusetts


Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions in Massachusetts: SFY 2011-2017

Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions in Massachusetts: SFY 2011-2017

Readmissions

Hospital readmissions are a central issue in efforts to improve health care quality and reduce costs, due to readmissions being a costly and potentially preventable problem that impacts patient health and experience of care both nationally and in Massachusetts. CHIA currently releases three analytic products annually concerning readmissions:

 

Revisits

Providers, payers, and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to whether the patient returns to the acute care setting at any level (emergency department (ED), observation, or inpatient) within 30 days of inpatient discharge.