Jeffrey L Greenwald

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Introduction: The hospital discharge is nonstandardized and marked with poor quality. One in five hospital discharges is complicated by an adverse event (AE) within 30 days, many of which lead to emergency department visits and rehospitalizations. Methods: Using an iterative group process, we developed the principles and components of the ReEngineered(More)
BACKGROUND Rehospitalization occurs in approximately 20% of medical inpatients within 90 days of discharge. Rehospitalization accounts for considerable morbidity, mortality, and costs. Identification of risk factors could lead to interventions to reduce rehospitalization. The objective of the study was to determine if physical and mental health, substance(More)
OBJECTIVE In the 30 days after hospital discharge, hospital utilisation is common and costly. This study evaluated the association between gender and hospital utilisation within 30 days of discharge. DESIGN Secondary data analysis using Poisson regression stratified by gender. PARTICIPANTS 737 English-speaking hospitalised adults from general medical(More)
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