New HCUP Statistical Brief (#142): Post-Surgical Readmissions

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) has posted a new statistical brief:  Post-Surgical Readmissions among Patients Living in the Poorest Communities, 2009.  This brief examines readmissions for 10 high-volume surgeries and examines the differences by income level of the patient.

The brief can be found here:  http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb142.pdf
For a list of all Statistical Briefs, click here:  http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/statbriefs.jsp

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