Thirty-day readmission rates for Medicare beneficiaries by race and site of care.

@article{Joynt2011ThirtydayRR,
  title={Thirty-day readmission rates for Medicare beneficiaries by race and site of care.},
  author={Karen E. Joynt and E. John Orav and Ashish Kumar Jha},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2011},
  volume={305 7},
  pages={675-81}
}
CONTEXT Understanding whether and why there are racial disparities in readmissions has implications for efforts to reduce readmissions. OBJECTIVE To determine whether black patients have higher odds of readmission than white patients and whether these disparities are related to where black patients receive care. DESIGN Using national Medicare data, we examined 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (MI), congestive heart failure (CHF), and pneumonia. We… CONTINUE READING
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