Unplanned Hospital Visits at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Published on August 05, 2014

Unplanned Hospital Visits at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Returning to the hospital for unplanned care disrupts patients' lives, increases their risk of harmful events like healthcare-associated infections, and costs more money. Hospitals that give high quality care can keep patients from returning to the hospital and reduce their stay if they have to come back.

30-Day Outcomes Readmission

Overall

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7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide).

Lower percentages are better

15.0% 15.6%

By Medical Condition

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients.

Lower percentages are better

18.2% 19.6%

Heart Failure

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7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for heart failure patients.

Lower percentages are better

19.6% 21.9%

Hospital return days for heart failure patients.

Average days per 100 discharges

-0.9 days N/A

Pneumonia

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7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for pneumonia patients.

Lower percentages are better

14.4% 16.6%

Hospital return days for pneumonia patients.

Average days per 100 discharges

-7.4 days N/A

By Procedure

Hip/Knee Replacement

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7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission after hip/knee replacement.

Lower percentages are better

4.2% 4.0%

Colonoscopy

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1/1/2017 - 12/24/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of unplanned hospital visits after an outpatient colonoscopy (per 1,000 colonoscopies).

Lower numbers are better

19.1 16.4

Chemotherapy

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1/1/2019 - 12/1/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Rate of inpatient admissions for patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy (per 100 chemotherapy patients).

Lower percentages are better

12.4% 12.0%

Rate of emergency department (ED) visits for patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy (per 100 chemotherapy patients).

Lower percentages are better

6.9% 5.9%

Outpatient Surgery

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1/1/2019 - 12/24/2019

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital National Rate

Ratio of unplanned hospital visits after hospital outpatient surgery.

No different than expected

1.0 N/A

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on July 12, 2021