Measurement Matters

Return to acute care following hospitalisation, Spotlight on readmissions

Released: 24 June 2015

This report examines the rate of return to acute care within 30 days for five clinical conditions (acute myocardial infarction, ischaemic stroke, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and hip fracture surgery) and within 60 days for two elective surgeries (total hip or total knee replacement) across 78 NSW public hospitals between July 2009 and June 2012.

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