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 : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, vol.33, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/intqhc/mzaa144
  • Title of Journal : International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
  • 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.