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The association between patient experience factors and likelihood of 30-day readmission: a prospective cohort study
  1. Jocelyn Carter1,
  2. Charlotte Ward2,3,
  3. Deborah Wexler4,
  4. Karen Donelan1,5
  1. 1 Department of Medicine, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2 Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Bridgeview, Illinois, USA
  3. 3 Center for Health Statistics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  4. 4 Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  5. 5 Mongan Institute for Health Policy Centre, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Jocelyn Carter, Department of Medicine, Massachussetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 503A, Boston 02114, MA, USA; jcarter0{at}partners.org

Footnotes

  • Handling editor Kaveh G Shojania

  • Contributors JAC, DW and KD designed the study and outcomes of interest. JAC wrote the original manuscript. DW, KD and CW edited the manuscript. CW performed all statistical analysis.

  • Funding 2012 Clinician Teacher Development Award, MGPO, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Competing interests DW reports serving as a consultant to Novartis on the management of hyperglycaemia associated with a novel oncology drug in May 2016.

  • Ethics approval The institutional review board at the Partners Human Research Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Anonymised full data set and statistical codes are available upon request.

  • Correction notice A change has been made to the original version of this article. The following sentence in the abstract was updated “Hospital readmissions comprise nearly a third of US healthcare expenditures” to be changed to “Hospital care comprises nearly a third of US healthcare expenditures.”

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Kaveh G Shojania

  • Contributors JAC, DW and KD designed the study and outcomes of interest. JAC wrote the original manuscript. DW, KD and CW edited the manuscript. CW performed all statistical analysis.

  • Funding 2012 Clinician Teacher Development Award, MGPO, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Competing interests DW reports serving as a consultant to Novartis on the management of hyperglycaemia associated with a novel oncology drug in May 2016.

  • Ethics approval The institutional review board at the Partners Human Research Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Anonymised full data set and statistical codes are available upon request.

  • Correction notice A change has been made to the original version of this article. The following sentence in the abstract was updated “Hospital readmissions comprise nearly a third of US healthcare expenditures” to be changed to “Hospital care comprises nearly a third of US healthcare expenditures.”

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