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In this case, if Azar were discharged and still had an elevated temperature or white blood count (the cells that fight infection), both measures of the acuity of infection; it would represent inadequate care while hospitalized.
Or there could be insufficient follow up after discharge.
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You can see how inappropriate hospital care or discharge handoffs that fall through the cracks are the types of medical errors that are unacceptable, correctable and can reduce costs. is Senior Medical Fellow at the American Council on Science and Health.
Inadequate communication is a significant source of readmissions although it is improbable in Azar’s case as he is very well connected medically speaking.
The most likely cause of his readmission is that his condition got worse despite appropriate therapy, in the medical world – a recognized complication promptly addressed.
One of the initiatives during the Obama administration was the institution of penalties to hospitals for readmissions, the thought being that a penalty would make hospitals more careful about discharging too soon or inadequately coordinating care after discharge.
The results have been a mixed bag suggesting that the stick part of the carrot-stick equation is not always effective in changing behavior.