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Table 1 Potentially preventable readmissions within 30 days congestive heart failure - APR DRG 194 Crouse Hospital 2010 - 2011

From: Quantitative tools for addressing hospital readmissions

  Number of PPR chains CHF discharges Readmission rate Number of readmissions CHF discharges Readmission rate
2010
 January 7 38 18.4 7 38 18.4
 February 5 38 13.2 21 38 55.3
 March 4 25 16.0 18 25 72.0
 Jan - Mar 16 101 15.8 46 101 45.5
 April 7 37 18.9 20 37 54.1
 May 4 32 12.5 14 32 43.8
 June 5 31 16.1 13 31 41.9
 Apr - Jun 16 100 16.0 47 100 47.0
 July 6 29 20.7 13 29 44.8
 August 7 33 21.2 12 33 36.4
 September 1 39 2.6 27 39 69.2
 Jul - Sept 14 101 13.9 52 101 51.5
 October 4 27 14.8 17 27 63.0
 November 4 40 10.0 26 40 65.0
 December 2 27 7.4 9 27 33.3
 Oct - Dec 10 94 10.6 52 94 55.3
Total 2010 56 396 14.1 197 396 49.7
2011
 January 5 32 15.6 11 32 34.4
 February 1 28 3.6 7 28 25.0
 March 2 38 5.3 6 38 15.8
 Jan - Mar 8 98 8.2 24 98 24.5
 April 2 33 6.1 9 33 27.3
 May 5 35 14.3 10 35 28.6
 June 7 29 24.1 15 29 51.7
 Apr - Jun 14 97 14.4 34 97 35.1
 July 5 42 11.9 11 42 26.2
 August 0 26 0.0 7 26 26.9
 September 3 28 10.7 7 28 25.0
 Jul - Sept 8 96 8.3 25 96 26.0