The dynamics of the emergency medical readmission — The underlying fundamentals

Published: 6 October 2017
Author(s): Declan Byrne, Deirdre O'Riordan, Richard Conway, Sean Cournane, Bernard Silke
Issue: October 2017
Section: Reflections in Internal Medicine

Hospital readmissions are a perennial problem. We reviewed readmissions to one institution (2002–2015) and investigated their dynamics.