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Trends in readmission rates for safety net hospitals and non-safety net hospitals in the era of the US Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: a retrospective time series analysis using Medicare administrative claims data from 2008 to 2015

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  • Amy M Salerno Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Yale Medical Group, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Leora I Horwitz Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, USA Division of Healthcare Delivery Science, Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation, Department of Medicine, New York School of Medicine, New York, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ji Young Kwon Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeph Herrin Section of Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jacqueline N Grady Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zhenqiu Lin Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joseph S Ross Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Department of Health Policy and Administration, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susannah M Bernheim Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amy M Salerno; amy.salerno{at}yale.edu
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Salerno AM, Horwitz LI, Kwon JY, et al
Trends in readmission rates for safety net hospitals and non-safety net hospitals in the era of the US Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: a retrospective time series analysis using Medicare administrative claims data from 2008 to 2015

Publication history

  • Received January 27, 2017
  • Revised April 6, 2017
  • Accepted May 10, 2017
  • First published July 13, 2017.
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July 13, 2017

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