Readmissions After Sepsis: New Quality measure?
January 23, 2017
A January 22, 2017 JAMA article examined the readmission rate and costs of patients discharged with a diagnosis of sepsis. The study examined the 30-day readmission rates. Currently, CMS tracks readmissions following index hospitalizations for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pneumonia Although previously unstudied, the authors hypothesized that… Read More