May 2018

Understanding Factors Associated With Readmission Disparities Among Delta Region, Delta State, and Other Hospitals

May 02, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Revisions of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program should consider including community characteristics in risk adjustment models and adding mechanisms that recognize improvement given the uniqueness of the Mississippi Delta region.

Impact of Emergency Physician–Provided Patient Education About Alternative Care Venues

May 08, 2018

CLINICAL

Postvisit phone education from an emergency physician and/or mailed information about alternative venues of care reduced subsequent emergency department (ED) utilization for low-acuity treat-and-release adult ED patients.