Areas with quality improvement programs show fewer readmissions

01/22/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

Communities where Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations oversee quality improvement efforts showed greater reductions in 30-day rehospitalizations compared with areas that do not have such programs, a study found. Reductions in all-cause hospitalizations were also greater under the Quality Improvement Organizations. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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