Thirty-day readmission rate of COVID-19 patients discharged from a tertiary care university hospital in Turkey: an observational, single-center study


UyaroĞlu O. A. , BaŞaran N. Ç. , ÖziŞik L., Dİzman G., EroĞlu İ., Şahİn T. K. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE, vol.33, no.1, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/intqhc/mzaa144
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PAIS International, Psycinfo
  • Keywords: readmission, 30-day readmission rate, COVID-19, OUTCOMES

Abstract

Background: The 30-day readmission rate is an important indicator of patient safety and hospital's quality performance. In this study, we aimed to find out the 30-day readmission rate of mild and moderate severity coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) patients discharged from a tertiary care university hospital and to demonstrate the possible factors associated with readmission.