Unplanned Hospital Visits at Bronson Methodist Hospital

Published on August 05, 2014

Unplanned Hospital Visits at Bronson Methodist 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 Methodist Hospital National Rate

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

Lower percentages are better

14.9% 15.6%

By Medical Condition

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

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

Lower percentages are better

17.6% 19.6%

Heart Attack

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7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for heart attack patients.

Lower percentages are better

15.2% 16.1%

Hospital return days for heart attack patients.

Average days per 100 discharges

14.1 days N/A

Heart Failure

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7/1/2016-6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for heart failure patients.

Lower percentages are better

19.1% 21.9%

Hospital return days for heart failure patients.

Average days per 100 discharges

-16.3 days N/A

Pneumonia

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7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission for pneumonia patients.

Lower percentages are better

16.0% 16.6%

Hospital return days for pneumonia patients.

Average days per 100 discharges

-5.2 days N/A

By Procedure

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

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7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

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

Lower percentages are better

10.2% 12.7%

Hip/Knee Replacement

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7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

Rate of readmission after hip/knee replacement.

Lower percentages are better

3.1% 4.0%

Colonoscopy

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1/1/2017 - 12/24/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

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

Lower numbers are better

16.2 16.4

Chemotherapy

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1/1/2019 - 12/1/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

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

Lower percentages are better

10.1% 12.0%

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

Lower percentages are better

5.2% 5.9%

Outpatient Surgery

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1/1/2019 - 12/24/2019

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Rate

Ratio of unplanned hospital visits after hospital outpatient surgery.

No different than expected

0.9 N/A

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