Death vs. another hospital stay: Study suggests Medicare should weigh them equally when paying hospitals

Medicare should focus more on how well hospitals do at actually keeping patients alive during the first 30 days after a hospitalization, in addition to how well they do at keeping patients from being readmitted, a new analysis suggests….

Medicare should focus more on how well hospitals do at actually keeping patients alive during the first 30 days after a hospitalization, in addition to how well they do at keeping patients from being readmitted, a new analysis suggests….