Hospital readmission rates may not decline with follow-up visits

06/24/2010 | HealthLeaders Media

A Mayo Clinic study suggests that improving or increasing follow-up visits might not reduce hospital readmission rates. Researchers found that at 180 days, readmissions and adverse events were actually more likely among patients who had a follow-up appointment than those who hadn't.

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