DISCUSS THE PROCESS OF HOSPITAL READMISSION FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS
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The type of research which was carried out by Nguyen et al. (2021) is quantitative. The researchers used the retrospective cohort design based on adult patient data discharged from fifteen hospitals in Southern California. The study’s research question is; what are the effects of clinic and telephone follow-ups that had been carried out fully within seven days on readmission, and do the effects vary with the age and service line? The sample of the study consisted of adult patients. The study’s sample size consisted of 212,513 grown-up patients who had been discharged from fifteen different hospitals located in Southern California hospitals (Nguyen et al., 2021). The sample attributes are that it was the first hospitalization, they were discharged from the hospital alive, and the patients remained enrolled in the health plan for a minimum of thirty days after being released by the hospitals. The participants also had to be discharged from the hospitals between January 2017 to December 2019. The setting of the study was in Southern California in the Kaiser Permanente healthcare facilities. The study found that completing clinic or telephone follow-up visits within seven days of hospital discharge reduced hospital readmission rates.
The study carried out by Benjenk & Chen (2018) is qualitative and uses a descriptive research design. Can interventions designed to treat mental health symptoms be used to reduce the readmission risks on patients who have been hospitalized for physical health conditions? The sample used for the study is peer-reviewed articles obtained from PubMed and Google Scholar. The sample size consisted of eighty-one full-text peer-reviewed articles. The attributes of the articles are that they had to be published between January 2010 and June 2018, had to be peer-reviewed, and were limited to English-language articles (by Benjenk & Chen, 2018). The studies used for the study also involved mental health-related intervention and had to measure the total rate of readmissions as an outcome. The authors of the study did not discuss the setting of the study. The study found out that the use of mental health strategies can help reduce hospital readmission rates. The strategies identified include routine monitoring of symptoms and monitoring of medication adherence.
Benjenk, I., & Chen, J. (2018). Effective mental health interventions to reduce hospital readmission rates: a systematic review. Journal of hospital management and health policy, 2.
Nguyen, H. Q., Baecker, A., Ho, T., Huynh, D. N., Watson, H. L., Li, J., & Shen, E. (2021). Association between post-hospital clinic and telephone follow-up provider visits with 30-day readmission risk in an integrated health system. BMC Health Services Research, 21(1), 1-10.