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How High-Risk Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Patients With Hip Fracture: Big Data Visual Analytical Approach

How High-Risk Comorbidities Co-Occur in Readmitted Patients With Hip Fracture: Big Data Visual Analytical Approach

30 days of hospital discharge after surgery, in addition to doubling their risk of 1-year mortality [2].While many readmissions are unavoidable, unplanned hospital readmissions can easily negate the functional gains painstakingly achieved through weeks of

Suresh K Bhavnani, Bryant Dang, Rebekah Penton, Shyam Visweswaran, Kevin E Bassler, Tianlong Chen, Mukaila Raji, Rohit Divekar, Raed Zuhour, Amol Karmarkar, Yong-Fang Kuo, Kenneth J Ottenbacher

JMIR Med Inform 2020;8(10):e13567


Prevalence of Postoperative Pain Following Hospital Discharge: Protocol for a Systematic Review

Prevalence of Postoperative Pain Following Hospital Discharge: Protocol for a Systematic Review

With advances in surgical and anesthetic techniques and attempts to reduce costs and hospital-acquired morbidity, the duration of hospital stays after surgery continues to decrease [4,5].

Rex Park, Mohammed Mohiuddin, Ramiro Arellano, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Gregory Klar, Ian Gilron

JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(12):e22437


Impact of Intensive Care Unit Readmissions on Patient Outcomes and the Evaluation of the National Early Warning Score to Prevent Readmissions: Literature Review

Impact of Intensive Care Unit Readmissions on Patient Outcomes and the Evaluation of the National Early Warning Score to Prevent Readmissions: Literature Review

Hospitals rely on quality metrics to address many aspects of patient care; one of those metrics is the unplanned ICU readmission within 72 hours of transfer [1].

Heidi Mcneill, Saif Khairat

JMIR Perioper Med 2020;3(1):e13782


Feasibility of Implementing a Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Monitoring Program Using Smartphone Images: A Pilot Protocol

Feasibility of Implementing a Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Monitoring Program Using Smartphone Images: A Pilot Protocol

IntroductionBackgroundSurgical site infection (SSI) represents a significant public health problem as the most common nosocomial infection and the leading cause of unplanned hospital readmissions among surgical patients [1-4].

Sara Fernandes-Taylor, Rebecca L Gunter, Kyla M Bennett, Lola Awoyinka, Shahrose Rahman, Caprice C Greenberg, K Craig Kent

JMIR Res Protoc 2017;6(2):e26


Predicting Unplanned Readmissions Following a Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: Retrospective Observational Study

Predicting Unplanned Readmissions Following a Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: Retrospective Observational Study

Nguyen et al [13] demonstrated that incorporating EHR data from the full hospital stay can improve 30-day readmission prediction, as compared with incorporating EHR data from the day of admission alone.

Ramin Mohammadi, Sarthak Jain, Amir T Namin, Melissa Scholem Heller, Ramya Palacholla, Sagar Kamarthi, Byron Wallace

JMIR Med Inform 2020;8(11):e19761


Patient Engagement With a Mobile Web-Based Telemonitoring System for Heart Failure Self-Management: A Pilot Study

Patient Engagement With a Mobile Web-Based Telemonitoring System for Heart Failure Self-Management: A Pilot Study

Hospital readmission rates for heart failure are among the highest of any chronic disease, and account for much of the financial burdens on the health care system.

Shiyi Zan, Stephen Agboola, Stephanie A Moore, Kimberly A Parks, Joseph C Kvedar, Kamal Jethwani

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2015;3(2):e33


Remote Patient Monitoring Technologies for Predicting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations: Review and Comparison

Remote Patient Monitoring Technologies for Predicting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations: Review and Comparison

IntroductionChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide and has a 30-day hospital readmission rate of 22.6% [1,2].

Kathleen G Fan, Jess Mandel, Parag Agnihotri, Ming Tai-Seale

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(5):e16147