HOSPITAL Score

Determine risk of avoidable hospital readmission

The global unit selector only affects unanswered questions
1.Hemoglobin <12 g/dL or 120 g/L at discharge?
2.Discharge from an Oncology service?
3.Sodium <135 mEql/L at discharge?
4.Procedure performed during hospital stay?
5.Index admission type?
6.Number of hospital admissions during the previous year?
7.Length of stay ≥5 days?
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1. Hemoglobin <12 g/dL or 120 g/L at discharge?

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About this Calculator

The HOSPITAL Score is a validated prediction tool to identify patients at a high risk of potentially avoidable hospital readmission. It is intended to allow hospitals to assign extra discharge & care transition services to those patients most likely to be readmitted.

The scoring system is designed to predict the 30-day risk of potential avoidable readmission.

The formula has a C statistic of 0.72, performing similarly to other prediction models. It is validated in a large, international population and can be calculated prior to discharge from hospital. As well, it identifies 30-day readmissions that are potentially avoidable, rather than including unavoidable readmissions.

The model includes 7 variables: low hemoglobin at discharge, discharge from an Oncology service, low sodium on discharge, procedure during hospital stay, urgent/emergent admission, number of hospital admission and length of stay.

References

Donz&eacute; J, Aujesky D, Williams D, Schnipper JL.

Potentially avoidable 30-day hospital readmissions in medical patients: derivation and validation of a prediction model.

JAMA Internal Medicine 2013 April 22, 173 (8): 632-8

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