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Hospital Readmissions for Psychiatric Conditions
 
Hospital Readmissions for Psychiatric Conditions


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Hospital readmissions for psychiatric conditions, which are costly and disruptive to individuals and families, can result from a worsening condition or ineffective care. This infographic shows that patients with schizophrenia or mood disorders, such as depression or bipolar disorder, were more likely in 2012 to be readmitted than patients with non-mental health conditions. Patients with schizophrenia or mood disorders were also less likely than others to receive home health care after initial discharge.

30-Day Readmission Rate

(Bar graph showing the 30-day readmission rates with bars for schizophrenia, mood disorders, and all other non-mental health and substance abuse conditions)

In 2012: 383,000 hospital stays for Schizophrenia and 847,000 hospital stays for mood disorders

Percentage of Initial Stays That Received Home Health Care After Discharge

(Bar graph showing the percentage of initial stays that received home health care after discharge with bars for schizophrenia, mood disorders, and physical conditions)

Source: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb189-Hospital-Readmissions-Psychiatric-Disorders-2012.jsp

Publication Date: May 28, 2015

Internet Citation: Hospital Readmissions for Psychiatric Conditions Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). October 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/psych_readmissions.jsp.
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