Scientific Articles

Recent Articles (Added 5/9/19):

Kripalani S, Chen G, Ciampa P, Theobald C, Cao A, McBride M, Dittus RS, Speroff T. A transition care coordinator model reduces hospital readmissions and costs. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Apr 25; Epub ahead of print. Abstract. 

Prior Articles: 

Adamuz J, Viasus D, Campreciós-Rodríguez P, Cañavate-Jurado O, Jiménez-Martínez E, Isla P, García-Vidal C, Carratalà J. A Prospective Cohort Study of Healthcare Visits and Rehospitalizations After Discharge of Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Respirology. 2011 Oct;16(7):1119-26. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2011.02017.x. Abstract.

Askren-Gonzalez A, Frater J. Case Management Programs for Hospital Readmission Prevention. Prof Case Manag. 2012 Sep-Oct;17(5):219-26; quiz 227-8. Abstract.

Baldie DJ, Entwistle VA, Davey PG. The Information and Support Needs of Patients Discharged After a Short Hospital Stay for Treatment of Low-risk Community Acquired Pneumonia: Implications for Treatment Without Admission. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 2008;8:11. doi:10.1186/1471-2466-8-11. AbstractArticle.

Cabré M, Serra-Prat M, Force L, Almirall J, Palomera E, Clavé P. Oropharyngeal Dysphagia is a Risk Factor for Readmission for Pneumonia in the Very Elderly Persons: Observational Prospective Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Mar;69(3):330-7. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glt099. Abstract.

Ferrari R, Viale P, Muratori P, Giostra F, Agostinelli D, Lazzari R, Voza R, Cavazza M. Rebounds after discharge from the emergency department for community-acquired pneumonia: focus on the usefulness of severity scoring systems. Acta Biomed. 2018 Jan 16;88(4):519-528. Abstract.

Gupta S, Zengul FD, Davlyatov GK, Weech-Maldonado R. Reduction in Hospitals' Readmission Rates: Role of Hospital-Based Skilled Nursing Facilities. Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec;56. AbstractArticle.

Henke RM, Karaca Z, Jackson P, Marder WD, Wong HS. Discharge Planning and Hospital Readmissions. Med Care Res Rev. 2016 May 4. pii: 1077558716647652. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract.

Hilbert JP, Zasadil S, Keyser DJ, Peele PB. Using Decision Trees to Manage Hospital Readmission Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2014 Dec;12(6):573-85. doi:10.1007/s40258-014-0124-7. AbstractArticle.

Horwitz LI, Moriarty JP, Chen C, et al. Quality of Discharge Practices and Patient Understanding at an Academic Medical Center. JAMA internal medicine. 2013;173(18):10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9318. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9318. AbstractArticle.

Luder HR, Frede SM, Kirby JA, Epplen K, Cavanaugh T, Martin-Boone JE, Conrad WF, Kuhlmann D, Heaton PC. TransitionRx: Impact of Community Pharmacy Postdischarge Medication Therapy Management on Hospital Readmission Rate. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 May-Jun;55(3):246-54. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.14060. Abstract.

Schmeida M, Savrin RA. Pneumonia Rehospitalization of the Medicare Fee-for-service Patient: A State-level Analysis: Exploring 30-day Readmission Factors. Prof Case Manag. 2012 May-Jun;17(3):126-31. doi:10.1097/NCM.0b013e31823be14d. Abstract.

Stevens S. Preventing 30-day Readmissions. Nurs Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;50(1):123-37. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2014.10.010. Abstract.

Still KL, Davis AK, Chilipko AA, Jenkosol A, Norwood DK. Evaluation of a Pharmacy-driven Inpatient Discharge Counseling Service: Impact on 30-day Readmission Rates. Consult Pharm. 2013 Dec;28(12):775-85. Doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2013.775. Abstract.

Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Wasfy JH, Haneuse S, Shen C, Yeh RW. Association of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program With Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized for Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction, and Pneumonia. JAMA. 2018 Dec 25;320(24):2542-2552. AbstractArticle.