ospital readmission rates : Signal of failure or success ?

@inproceedings{Laudicellaa2013ospitalRR,
  title={ospital readmission rates : Signal of failure or success ?},
  author={auro Laudicellaa and Paolo Li Donnib and Peter C. Smitha},
  year={2013}
}
Hospital readmission rates are increasingly used as signals of hospital performance and a basis for hospital reimbursement. However, their interpretation may be complicated by differential patient survival rates. If patient characteristics are not perfectly observable and hospitals differ in their mortality rates, then hospitals with low mortality rates are… CONTINUE READING