Thirty‐Day Readmission Rates, Timing, Causes, and Costs after ST‐Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the United States: A National Readmission Database Analysis 2010–2014

@inproceedings{Kim2018ThirtyDayRR,
  title={Thirty‐Day Readmission Rates, Timing, Causes, and Costs after ST‐Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the United States: A National Readmission Database Analysis 2010–2014},
  author={Luke K. Kim and Ilhwan Yeo and Jim W Cheung and Rajesh V Swaminathan and Shing Chiu Wong and Konstantinos Charitakis and Oluwayemisi Adejumo and John Chae and Robert M. Minutello and Geoffrey W Bergman and H. Shantikumar Singh and Dmitriy N. Feldman},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2018}
}
Background Readmission after ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction ( STEMI ) poses an enormous economic burden to the US healthcare system. Efforts to prevent readmissions should be based on understanding the timing and causes of these readmissions. This study aimed to investigate contemporary causes, timing, and cost of 30-day readmissions after STEMI . Methods and Results All STEMI hospitalizations were selected in the Nationwide Readmissions Database ( NRD ) from 2010 to 2014. The 30… CONTINUE READING
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