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Study

Inability of providers to predict unplanned readmissions.

Allaudeen N, Schnipper JL, Orav J, et al. Journal of general internal medicine. 2011;26:771-6.

None of the providers directly involved in caring for hospitalized elderly patients—nurses, physicians, or case managers—were able to accurately predict the likelihood that these patients would be readmitted within 30 days of discharge.