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U.S. readmission rates show little improvement, report finds
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report found hospital readmission rates in the U.S. did not show significant progress between 2008 and 2010. Researchers also noted regional variation in 30-day readmissions, with readmission rates following postsurgical discharge as low as 7.6% in Bend, Ore., and as high as 18.3% in Bronx, N.Y.  BeckersHospitalReview.com (2/11)