Risk Assessment

Scientific Articles

Amarasingham R, Velasco F, Xie B, Clark C, Ma Y, Zhang S, Bhat D, Lucena B, Huesch M, Halm EA. Electronic medical record-based multicondition models to predict the risk of 30 day readmission or death among adult medicine patients: validation and comparison to existing models. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2015;15:39. doi: 10.1186/s12911-015-0162-6. AbstractArticle.

Berezin AE, Kremzer AA, Martovitskaya YV, Samura TA, Berezina TA, Zulli A, Klimas J, Kruzliak P. The utility of biomarker risk prediction score in patients with chronic heart failure. Int J Clin Exp Med. 2015;8(10):18255-64. AbstractArticle.

Bhandari SS, Narayan H, Jones DJ, Suzuki T, Struck J, Bergmann A, Squire IB, Ng LL. Plasma growth hormone is a strong predictor of risk at 1 year in acute heart failure. Eur J Heart Fail. 2016;18(3):281-9. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.459. AbstractArticle.

Biehl M, Takahashi PY, Cha SS, Chaudhry R, Gajic O, Thorsteinsdottir B. Prediction of critical illness in elderly outpatients using elder risk assessment: a population-based study. Clin Interv Aging. 2016;11:829-34. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S99419. AbstractArticle.

Bowles KH, Chittams J, Heil E, Topaz M, Rickard K, Bhasker M, Tanzer M, Behta M, Hanlon AL. Successful electronic implementation of discharge referral decision support has a positive impact on 30- and 60-day readmissions. Res Nurs Health. 2015;38(2):102-14. doi: 10.1002/nur.21643. AbstractArticle.

Carpenter CR, Shelton E, Fowler S, Suffoletto B, Platts-Mills TF, Rothman RE, Hogan TM. Risk factors and screening instruments to predict adverse outcomes for undifferentiated older emergency department patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22(1):1-21. doi: 10.1111/acem.12569. AbstractArticle.

Catterick D, Hunt BJ. Impact of the national venous thromboembolism risk assessment tool in secondary care in England: retrospective population-based database study. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2014;25(6):571-6. doi: 10.1097/MBC.0000000000000100. AbstractArticle.

Chang C, Zhu H, Shen N, Han X, Chen Y, He B. Utility of the combination of serum highly-sensitive C-reactive protein level at discharge and a risk index in predicting readmission for acute exacerbation of COPD. J Bras Pneumol. 2014;40(5):495-503. AbstractArticle.

Damery S, Combes G. Evaluating the predictive strength of the LACE index in identifying patients at high risk of hospital readmission following an inpatient episode: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(7):e016921. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016921. AbstractArticle.

De Giorgi A, Boari B, Tiseo R, López-Soto PJ, Signani F, Gallerani M, Manfredini R, Fabbian F. Hospital readmissions to internal medicine departments: a higher risk for females? Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2016;20(21):4557-4564. AbstractArticle.

Echevarria C, Steer J, Heslop-Marshall K, Stenton SC, Hickey PM, Hughes R, Wijesinghe M, Harrison RN, Steen N, Simpson AJ, Gibson GJ, Bourke SC. The PEARL score predicts 90-day readmission or death after hospitalisation for acute exacerbation of COPD. Thorax. 2017;72(8):686-693. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209298. AbstractArticle.

Flint KM, Allen LA, Pham M, Heidenreich PA. B-type natriuretic peptide predicts 30-day readmission for heart failure but not readmission for other causes. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014;3(3):e000806. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.000806. AbstractArticle.

Foster PN. Owning our off-ramps. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2015;5(2):26873. doi: 10.3402/jchimp.v5.26873. AbstractArticle.

Hakim MA, Garden FL, Jennings MD, Dobler CC. Performance of the LACE index to predict 30-day hospital readmissions in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clin Epidemiol. 2017;10:51-59. doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S149574. AbstractArticle.

Hao S, Wang Y, Jin B, Shin AY, Zhu C, Huang M, Zheng L, Luo J, Hu Z, Fu C, Dai D, Wang Y, Culver DS, Alfreds ST, Rogow T, Stearns F, Sylvester KG, Widen E, Ling XB. Development, Validation and Deployment of a Real Time 30 Day Hospital Readmission Risk Assessment Tool in the Maine Healthcare Information Exchange. PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0140271. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140271. AbstractArticle.

Jamei M, Nisnevich A, Wetchler E, Sudat S, Liu E. Predicting all-cause risk of 30-day hospital readmission using artificial neural networks. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0181173. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181173. AbstractArticle.

Kahlon S, Pederson J, Majumdar SR, Belga S, Lau D, Fradette M, Boyko D, Bakal JA, Johnston C, Padwal RS, McAlister FA. Association between frailty and 30-day outcomes after discharge from hospital. CMAJ. 2015;187(11):799-804. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.150100. AbstractArticle.

Kobewka DM, McIsaac D, Chassé M, Thavorn K, Mulpuru S, Lavallée LT, English S, Presseau J, Forster AJ. Risk assessment tools to predict location of discharge and need for supportive services for medical patients after discharge from hospital: a systematic review protocol. Syst Rev. 2017;6(1):8. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0401-7. AbstractArticle.

Lau D, Majumdar SR, McAlister FA. Patient isolation precautions and 30-day risk of readmission or death after hospital discharge: a prospective cohort study. Int J Infect Dis. 2016;43:74-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.12.018. AbstractArticle.

Leonard C, Lawrence E, McCreight M, Lippmann B, Kelley L, Mayberry A, Ladebue A, Gilmartin H, Côté MJ, Jones J, Rabin BA, Ho PM, Burke R. Implementation and dissemination of a transition of care program for rural veterans: a controlled before and after study. Implement Sci. 2017;12(1):123. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0653-1. AbstractArticle.

Low LL, Lee KH, Hock Ong ME, Wang S, Tan SY, Thumboo J, Liu N. Predicting 30-Day Readmissions: Performance of the LACE Index Compared with a Regression Model among General Medicine Patients in Singapore. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:169870. doi: 10.1155/2015/169870. AbstractArticle.

Low LL, Liu N, Lee KH, Ong ME, Wang S, Jing X, Thumboo J. FAM-FACE-SG: a score for risk stratification of frequent hospital admitters. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017;17(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12911-017-0441-5. AbstractArticle.

Low LL, Liu N, Ong MEH, Ng EY, Ho AFW, Thumboo J, Lee KH. Performance of the LACE index to identify elderly patients at high risk for hospital readmission in Singapore. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96(19):e6728. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006728. AbstractArticle.

Low LL, Liu N, Wang S, Thumboo J, Ong ME, Lee KH. Predicting 30-Day Readmissions in an Asian Population: Building a Predictive Model by Incorporating Markers of Hospitalization Severity. PLoS One. 2016;11(12):e0167413. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167413. AbstractArticle.

Low LL, Tan SY, Ng MJ, Tay WY, Ng LB, Balasubramaniam K, Towle RM, Lee KH. Applying the Integrated Practice Unit Concept to a Modified Virtual Ward Model of Care for Patients at Highest Risk of Readmission: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS One. 2017;12(1):e0168757. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168757. AbstractArticle.

Miller WD, Nguyen K, Vangala S, Dowling E. Clinicians can independently predict 30-day hospital readmissions as well as the LACE index. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018;18(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-2833-3. AbstractArticle.

Minkowitz HS, Scranton R, Gruschkus SK, Nipper-Johnson K, Menditto L, Dandappanavar A. Development and validation of a risk score to identify patients at high risk for opioid-related adverse drug events. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2014;20(9):948-58. AbstractArticle.

Mixon AS, Goggins K, Bell SP, Vasilevskis EE, Nwosu S, Schildcrout JS, Kripalani S. Preparedness for hospital discharge and prediction of readmission. J Hosp Med. 2016;11(9):603-9. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2572. AbstractArticle.

Morr C, Ginsburg L, Nam S, Woollard S. Assessing the Performance of a Modified LACE Index (LACE-rt) to Predict Unplanned Readmission After Discharge in a Community Teaching Hospital. Interact J Med Res. 2017;6(1):e2. doi: 10.2196/ijmr.7183. AbstractArticle.

Nguyen OK, Makam AN, Clark C, Zhang S, Xie B, Velasco F, Amarasingham R, Halm EA. Predicting all-cause readmissions using electronic health record data from the entire hospitalization: Model development and comparison. J Hosp Med. 2016;11(7):473-80. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2568. AbstractArticle.

Oakes DF, Borges IN, Forgiarini Junior LA, Rieder Mde M. Assessment of ICU readmission risk with the Stability and Workload Index for Transfer score. J Bras Pneumol. 2014;40(1):73-6. doi: 10.1590/S1806-37132014000100011. AbstractArticle.

Palabindala V, Abdul Salim S. Era of hospitalists. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2018;8(1):16-20. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2017.1415102. Abstract. Article.

Robinson R, Hudali T. The HOSPITAL score and LACE index as predictors of 30 day readmission in a retrospective study at a university-affiliated community hospital. PeerJ. 2017;5:e3137. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3137. AbstractArticle.

Robinson R. The HOSPITAL score as a predictor of 30 day readmission in a retrospective study at a university affiliated community hospital. PeerJ. 2016;4:e2441. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2441. AbstractArticle.

Sulieman L, Fabbri D, Wang F, Hu J, Malin BA. Predicting Negative Events: Using Post-discharge Data to Detect High-Risk Patients. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2017;2016:1169-1178. AbstractArticle.

Tong L, Erdmann C, Daldalian M, Li J, Esposito T. Comparison of predictive modeling approaches for 30-day all-cause non-elective readmission risk. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016;16:26. doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0128-0. AbstractArticle.

Tromp J, van der Pol A, Klip IT, de Boer RA, Jaarsma T, van Gilst WH, Voors AA, van Veldhuisen DJ, van der Meer P. Fibrosis marker syndecan-1 and outcome in patients with heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction. Circ Heart Fail. 2014;7(3):457-62. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000846. AbstractArticle.

Uhlmann M, Lécureux E, Griesser AC, Duong HD, Lamy O. Prediction of potentially avoidable readmission risk in a division of general internal medicine. Swiss Med Wkly. 2017;147:w14470. doi: 10.4414/smw.2017.14470. AbstractArticle.

Walsh TS, Salisbury L, Donaghy E, Ramsay P, Lee R, Rattray J, Lone N. Preventing early unplanned hospital readmission after critical Illness (PROFILE): protocol and analysis framework for a mixed methods study. BMJ Open. 2016;6(6):e012590. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012590. AbstractArticle.

Wang H, Robinson RD, Johnson C, Zenarosa NR, Jayswal RD, Keithley J, Delaney KA. Using the LACE index to predict hospital readmissions in congestive heart failure patients. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2014;14:97. doi: 10.1186/1471-2261-14-97. AbstractArticle.

Yang S. Impact of pharmacist-led medication management in care transitions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):722. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2684-3. Abstract. Article.

Yian E, Zhou H, Schreiber A, Sodl J, Navarro R, Singh A, Bezrukov N. Early Hospital Readmission and Mortality Risk after Surgical Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures in a Community-Based Health Care Organization. Perm J. 2016;20(1):47-52. doi: 10.7812/TPP/15-065. AbstractArticle.