30-Day Outcomes Readmission and Deaths - Bronson LakeView Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Patients who come to the hospital with medical problems sometimes get other serious injuries, complications, or conditions. They may even die. Some patients may have problems soon after they leave the hospital. They may need to come back. This can often be prevented when hospitals like Bronson LakeView Hospital follow best practices for treating patients.

Readmission

Readmission is when patients who have been at the hospital return for more care. It is best for patients to care for themselves at home or another facility. Hospitals track how many patients return within 30 days of leaving the hospital. This is called "30-Day Readmission." The chart below shows how Bronson LakeView Hospital compares to the national average. The rates take into account how sick patients were before they came to the hospital.

Death

Hospitals track how many patients die within 30 days of coming to the hospital. This is called "30-Day Mortality." The chart below shows how Bronson LakeView Hospital compares to the national average. The rates take into account how sick patients were before they came to the hospital.

View More Details

7/1/2010 to 6/30/2013

Bronson
LakeView
Hospital
U.S. National Rate

Rate of unplanned readmission for heart failure patients

Lower percentages are better

22.7%

No different than the National Rate

22.7%

Death rate for heart failure patients

Lower percentages are better

12.0%

No different than the National Rate

11.9%

Rate of unplanned readmission for pneumonia patients

Lower percentages are better

17.1%

No different than the National Rate

17.3%

Death rate for pneumonia patients

Lower percentages are better

14.2%

No different than the National Rate

11.9%

Rate of unplanned readmission after hip/knee surgery

Lower percentages are better

5.3%

No different than the National Rate

5.2%

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

Lower percentages are better

15.9%

No different than the National Rate

15.6%

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

Lower percentages are better

20.8%

20.7%

Death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients

Lower percentages are better

9.1%

7.8%

*The rates displayed in this table were calculated from Medicare and VA data on patients discharged between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2012. They do not include people in Medicare Advantage (like an HMO or PPO) plans.

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on January 22, 2015

Positivity Icon

Have you experienced Bronson Positivity?
Share your story now.

Share Your Positivity

View Additional Section Content

Readmissions, Complications & Deaths

  • 30-Day Outcomes Readmission and Deaths