Essays about: "Readmission"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the word Readmission.

  1. 1. Predicting Early Hospital Readmissions usingMachine Learning

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för informationssystem och –teknologi

    Author : Adam Temmel; [2022]
    Keywords : E-health; Machine Learning; Hospital Readmission;

    Abstract : An early hospital readmission means that a newly discharged patient is readmitted within a small time frame (< 30 days) due to reasons directly related to the original admission. This generally runs the risk of negatively impacting both the wellbeing of the patient in question as well as the hospice care unit admitting the patient economically. READ MORE

  2. 2. The readmission agreement between Sweden and Afghanistan : A tortuous strategy of creating a deportation corridor to a war-torn country?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Alice Hertzberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Sweden; deportation; deportation infrastructure; deportation corridor; discourse analysis; readmission agreements; WPR; poststructuralism; expert interviews; Återtagandeavtal; utvisning; utvisningsinfrastruktur; utvisningskorridor; diskursanalys; återtagandeavtal; WPR; poststrukturalism; expertintervjuer;

    Abstract : Focusing on the readmission agreement between Sweden and Afghanistan, this study aims to enhance our understanding of why and how states use readmission agreements and the discourse underpinning these practices. Based on interviews with key officials working in the Swedish deportation infrastructure, the findings show that the agreement is presented as a successful measure resulting in a more predictable process and increased forced returns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identification of risk factors associated withunplanned readmission, palliative decision ormortality within 30 days at the acute admissionsunit during 2019 – a retrospective cohort study.

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Ida Dahlgren; [2020]
    Keywords : readmission; mortality; National Early Warning Score NEWS ; municipality support; clinical frailty scale CFS ;

    Abstract : Introduction: A recent study at the acute admission unit (AAU), revealed that 13.5 percent ofall patients discharged from the department, were readmitted within 30 days during 2018. Inthe group of 80 years and above, the cause for re-admission was multifactorial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hospital Readmission Risk Prediction Using Machine Learning

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Louise Abrahamsson Kwetczer; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Hospital readmissions result in higher risk of mortality, more difficult treatments and increased cost for the healthcare sector. Therefore, decreasing the number of readmissions are of interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of a NordDRG-based System on the Behaviour of Swedish Hospitals, An empirical analysis of a prospective payment system based on diagnosis-related groups

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nathalie Sönne; [2019]
    Keywords : Diagnosis Related Groups; Swedish healthcare; Healthcare financing; Inpatient Care; Outpatient Care; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to contribute to previous research on the use of Prospective Payment Systems (PPS) based on Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) in Sweden with an extended evaluation of variation in the utilisation of the system on recent data. This study looks specifically at within county financing and the role the system has played on the performance and behaviour of Swedish hospitals in regards to the number of DRG-weights registered in inpatient and outpatient healthcare. READ MORE