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Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website
Date:7/9/2009

hospitals and clinicians have at their disposal for improving quality and making health care decisions. In addition, this data provides insights into the concerns that have been raised about the strain on Medicare finances stemming from readmissions. Finally, the availability of this data on Hospital Compare is a good example of the effectiveness of collaboration between federal agencies and a broad range of health care stakeholders."

Rich Umbdenstock, president and CEO, American Hospital Association:

"America's hospitals have long been committed to improving patient care and welcome the opportunity to use all of the information on the Hospital Compare Web site to gain new insights into how to strengthen quality. In particular, the new information on readmission rates gives hospitals a broad look at how their patients receive care both inside a hospital and after they have been discharged. With the new information now in hand, hospitals will seek to understand why patients are readmitted and how some of those readmissions can be prevented through appropriate changes in care delivery."

Rita Munley Gallagher, PhD, RN, senior policy fellow, American Nurses Association:

"Registered nurses are instrumental in ensuring coordination of care for patients. Among the myriad of responsibilities that they have, nurses work closely with patients and their families during transitions in care which significantly reduces the potential for unplanned readmissions."

Joanne Conroy, M.D., chief health care officer, Association of American Medical Colleges:

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