FIM Test Seen as Good Readmission Predictor

An analysis of 9,400 patients transferred from an acute care hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation facility revealed that a standard test of functional abilities was a good predictor of which patients might need to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days.

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Comments (1)
VERY APPROPRIATE IN CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT.
FIM SCORE MAY BE USED AS A COMPONENT OF THE PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS.
RANJIT J SILVA MD
Posted by RANJIT S | Saturday, May 17 2014 at 8:04AM ET
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