Studies explore what happens to hospital patients after they are released

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Two groups of Yale researchers have published articles in the Jan. 22-30 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association’s theme issue on hospital re-admissions. One of the Yale studies is focused on hospital readmissions for older Medicare patients, and the other highlights the rate of patients returning to the emergency department after hospital discharge.

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Emergency room redux for many patients after hospitalization

Readmission risk increases in month after hospital discharge

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