Z.; National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure. Update on public reported outcomes measures based on the 2010 release. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
. 3 2010:459-467.PubMed
E.M.; Patterns of hospital performance in acute myocardial infarction and heart failure 30-day mortality and readmission. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2 2009:407-413.
Z.; An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 1 2008:29-37.
Z.; Recent national trends in readmission rates after heart failure hospitalization. Circ Heart Fail. 3 2010:97-103.
Y.; Trends in length of stay and short-term outcomes among Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure, 1993–2006. JAMA. 301 2010:2141-2147.
R.; Relationship between patient satisfaction with in patient care and hospital readmission within 30 days. Am J Manag Care. 47 2011:41-48.
E.A.; Rehospitalizations among patients in the Medicare free-for-service program. N Engl J Med. 360 2009:1418-1428.
D.; A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 150 2009:178-187.
S.; The Care Transitions Intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 166 2006:1822-1828.
G.L.; Randomized trial of an education and support intervention to prevent readmission of patients with heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 39 2002:83-89.
R.; Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders. JAMA. 281 1999:613-620.
M.; Proportion of hospital readmissions deemed avoidable: a systematic review. CMAJ. 183 2011:E391-E402.
S.E.; Effects of self-management intervention on health outcomes of patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 6 2006:43
D.E.; Comprehensive discharge planning with postdischarge support for older patients with congestive heart failure: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 291 2004:1358-1367.
G.C.; Relationship between early physician follow-up and 30-day readmission among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failure. JAMA. 303 2010:1716-1722.
M.V.; Interventions to reduce 30-day rehospitalization: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 155 2011:520-528.
G.B.; Research synthesis: the practice of cognitive interviewing. Pub Opinion Quart. 71 2007:287-311.
J.; Results of the Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) study: an analysis of medication reconciliation errors and risk factors at hospital admission. J Gen Intern Med. 25 2010:411-417.
A.; Effect of admission medication reconciliation on adverse drug events from admission medication changes. Arch Intern Med. 171 2011:860-861.
N.V.; Potential risk of medication discrepancies and reconciliation errors at admission and discharge from an inpatient medical service. Ann Pharmacother. 44 2010:1747-1754.
A.; Effectiveness and feasibility of pharmacist-led admission medication reconciliation for geriatric patients. J Pharm Pract. 25 2012:136-141.
A.C.; Formal medicine reconciliation within the emergency department reduces the medication error rates for emergency admissions. Emerg Med J. 27 2010:911-915.
C.A.; Pharmacist-conducted medication reconciliation in an emergency department. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 64 2007:1720-1723.
T.; Medication history reconciliation by clinical pharmacists in elderly inpatients admitted from home or a nursing home. Ann Pharmacother. 44 2010:1596-1603.
J.M.; Medication reconciliation at an academic medical center: implementation of a comprehensive program from admission to discharge. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 66 2009:2126-2131.
K.; Pharmacists' medication reconciliation-related clinical interventions in a children's hospital. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Sat. 35 2009:278-282.
M.C.; Role of pharmacist counseling in preventing adverse drug events after hospitalization. Arch Intern Med. 166 2006:565-571.
L.L.; A review of the literature on heart failure and discharge education. Crit Care Nurs Q. 34 2011:235-245.
National Quality Forum (NQF) Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. 2010 NQF Washington, DC
P.L.; Measuring performance of high-risk processes.Spath
P.L.; Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety. 2nd edition 2010 Jossey-Bass Hoboken, NJ:59-102.
P.L.; Analyzing patient safety performance.Spath
P.L.; Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety. 2nd edition 2010 Jossey-Bass Hoboken, NJ:103-118.
R.; Using performance data to prioritize safety improvements.Spath
P.L.; Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety. 2nd edition 2010 Jossey-Bass Hoboken, NJ:119-142.
E.H.; “Out of sight, out of mind”: housestaff perceptions of quality-limiting factors in discharge care at teaching hospitals. J Hosp Med. 7 2012:376-381.