Maali Y, Perez-Concha O, Coiera E, Roffe D, Day RO, Gallego B. Predicting 7-day, 30-day and 60-day all-cause unplanned readmission: a case study of a Sydney hospital. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2018; 18(1):1.
Background The identification of patients at high risk of unplanned readmission is an important component of discharge planning strategies aimed at preventing unwanted returns to hospital. The aim of this study was to investigate the factors associated with unplanned readmission in a Sydney hospital. We developed and compared validated readmission risk scores using routinely collected