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Readmissions

Bill McCabe

Close the infection loop to reduce outbreak risk

The readmission scores of nursing homes will be posted to the Nursing Home Compare website beginning in 2017, and the VBP program will begin Oct. 1, 2018. For the first time, facilities will not just face financial penalties, they will be incentivized to reduce readmissions

Pressure sore stats predict readmissions

Compared with other quality measures, pressure ulcer prevalence is particularly good at predicting whether a nursing home will readmit residents to the hospital, according to findings published recently in HSR: Health Services Research.

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