Sickle cell tops AHRQ list of illnesses with high readmission rates

05/9/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a brief on the 10 medical conditions with the highest 30-day readmission rates in 2010. Sickle cell anemia was No. 1; hepatitis, white blood cell disorders and HIV were also on the list.

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