30-Day Outcomes Readmission - Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

30-Day Outcomes Readmission - Bronson Methodist Hospital

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 Methodist 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 Methodist Hospital compares to the national average. The rates take into account how sick patients were before they came to the hospital.

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7/1/2014 to 6/30/2017

Bronson Methodist Hospital U.S. National Rate

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

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 19.6%

Rate of unplanned readmission for heart attack patients

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 16.0%

Rate of unplanned readmission for heart failure patients

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 21.7%

Rate of unplanned readmission for pneumonia patients

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 16.7%

Rate of readmission for stroke patients

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 11.9%

Rate of readmission for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients

No different than the National Rate 13.2%

Rate of unplanned readmission after hip/knee replacement

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 4.2%

Rate of unplanned readmission after a colonoscopy

Lower percentages are better

No different than the National Rate 16.4%

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

Lower percentages are better

Better than the National Rate 15.3%

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on December 06, 2018

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