This is the percentage of new publicly funded home care patients, of all ages, who had an unplanned readmission in 30 days after leaving hospital. A lower percentage of patients is better. Timely follow-up after hospital discharge can help prevent readmissions and improve patient outcomes.
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Data source: Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS), Registered Persons Database (RPDB), Home Care Database (HCD), provided by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). For more information on the technical description, please visit the Indicator Library.
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