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Hospital Outcome of Care Measures The term 'Hospital Outcome of Care Measures' as it applies to the area of hospitals can be defined as 'Measures that tell what happened after patients with certain conditions received hospital care are called 'Outcome Measures.' The death rates focus on whether patients died within 30 days of their hospitalization. The rates of readmission focus on whether patients were hospitalized again within 30 days. Rates of readmission show whether a hospital is doing its best to prevent complications, teach patients at discharge, and ensure patients make a smooth transition to their home or another setting such as a nursing home'.
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