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Table 2 Inpatient potentially preventable readmissions within 30 days congestive heart failure patients - APR DRG 194

From: Quantitative tools for addressing hospital readmissions

St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center July 2010 - June 2011 Readmission chains At risk discharges Readmission rate
 Age Level
  18 - 45 Years 1 7 14.3
  45 - 64 Years 12 89 13.5
  65 - 74 Years 10 108 9.3
  75 - 84 Years 31 220 14.1
  85 Years and Over 30 188 16.0
  Total 83 612 13.6
 Discharge Status
  Self Care 34 258 13.2
  Home Care 25 235 10.6
  Nursing Home 24 118 20.3
  Deaths/Transfers 0 1 0.0
  Total 83 612 13.6
 Severity of Illness
  1 - Minor 3 21 14.3
  2 - Moderate 35 264 13.3
  3 - Major 39 280 13.9
  4 - Extreme 6 47 12.8
  Total 83 612 13.6
Crouse Hospital January - June 2011 Readmission chains At risk discharges Readmission rate
 Age Level
  18 - 45 Years 0 2 0.0
  45 - 64 Years 0 20 0.0
  65 - 74 Years 0 46 0.0
  75 - 84 Years 8 56 14.3
  85 Years and Over 8 72 11.1
  Total 16 196 8.2
 Discharge Status
  Self Care 2 54 3.7
  Home Care 8 84 9.5
  Nursing Home 6 56 10.7
  Deaths/Transfers 0 2 0.0
  Total 16 196 8.2
 Severity of Illness
  1 - Minor 0 10 0.0
  2 - Moderate 2 68 2.9
  3 - Major 12 100 12.0
  4 - Extreme 2 18 11.1
  Total 16 196 8.2
  1. PPR Chains include numbers of patients with at least one return within 30 days, for non elective reasons, clinically related to the initial admission according to the 3M Potentially Preventable Readmissions software.
  2. Sources: St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center; Crouse Hospital.
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