Jacobsen JML, Schnelle JF, Saraf AA, Long EA, Vasilevskis EE, Kripalani S, Simmons SF. Preventability of Hospital Readmissions From Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Consumer Perspective. The Gerontologist. 2017 Nov 10;57(57). 1123-1132. PMID: 27927728 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5881659
A structured interview was conducted with Medicare patients readmitted to a private, tertiary teaching hospital from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to assess their perspectives of readmission preventability and their role in the readmission.