Title

Assessment of a Novel Tool for Identifying Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure at Risk for 30-Day Readmission, High Cost, and Longer Length of Stay

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2016

Abstract

PeraTrend's™ Rothman Index (RI) score could be useful to prospectively identify patients with heart failure at risk for extended hospitalization, high cost, and 30-day readmission. This is the first study done to assess the RI's usefulness specifically with the heart failure population.