Alyssa Formyduval, Jeffrey Crabtree; Can OT Discharge Placement Recommendations Reduce Hospital Readmissions for Patients With Low Socioeconomic Status?. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311510253. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-RP202C
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Date Presented 04/05/19
OTs help determine the most effective hospital discharge placement for patients. By identifying patients’ personal needs and risk factors for readmission, OTs may accurately predict discharge placement for patients with a low socioeconomic status. This retrospective study found the likelihood of readmission was 2.63 times higher for those patients with low socioeconomic status who did not follow the OT discharge recommendations.
Primary Author and Speaker: Alyssa Formyduval
Contributing Authors: Jeffrey Crabtree
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