In many cases, if we do our job well, our patients won't need to come back to the hospital. This is true for patients who have several conditions, including:
This measure shows how many of our patients with these conditions are re-admitted to the hospital after they are released. It shows that we are successful in helping our patients get back to living healthy lives.
We do this a number of ways, including:
Source: CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting