R.I. seventh in U.S. for 10.5% drop in hospital readmission rate

RHODE ISLAND HAD THE SEVENTH-BEST improvement in hospital readmission rates from 2010-2015, according to data released recently by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, with an improvement of 10.5 percent. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES
RHODE ISLAND HAD THE SEVENTH-BEST improvement in hospital readmission rates from 2010-2015, according to data released recently by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, with an improvement of 10.5 percent. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked seventh in the nation for its percentage decline in hospital readmission rates from 2010 to 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said recently. The Ocean State experienced a 10.5 percent decline over that period, to 24,705 hospital readmissions in 2015 at a 17 percent rate from 24,142 in…
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