Influence of hospital and nursing home quality on hospital readmissions.

  title={Influence of hospital and nursing home quality on hospital readmissions.},
  author={Kali S Thomas and Momotazur Rahman and Vincent Mor and Orna K. Intrator},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  volume={20 11},
OBJECTIVES To determine whether the quality of the hospital and of the nursing home (NH) to which a patient was discharged were related to the likelihood of rehospitalization. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of 1,382,477 individual hospitalizations discharged to 15,356 NHs from 3683 hospitals between 2006 and 2008. METHODS Data come from Medicare claims and enrollment records, Minimum Data Set, Online Survey Certification and Reporting Dataset, Hospital Compare, and the American… CONTINUE READING
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