The 30-Day Readmission Metric for Heart Failure.

  title={The 30-Day Readmission Metric for Heart Failure.},
  author={Demi Adedinsewo and Eric Chang and Titilope Olanipekun and Anekwe E. Onwuanyi},
  journal={JACC. Heart failure},
  volume={5 3},
The article by Pandey et al. (1) regarding the 30-day readmission metric for heart failure (HF) provides additional evidence that this metric may not be a great measure of hospital quality or performance. Readmissions as defined by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are admissions to a hospital within 30 days of discharge from the same or… CONTINUE READING