Risk Assessment

Scientific Articles

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.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. 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. Abstract. Article.

El 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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. 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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.

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. Abstract. Article.