Healthcare Quality

30-day hospital readmissions among adults ages 18-64

30-day hospital readmissions among adults ages 18-64 with employer-sponsored insurance, per 1,000 enrollees

About this data measure

  • Hospital readmissions may result in various negative consequences including medical errors, emotional strain on the patient, and excessive medical costs.
  • The hospital readmission rate among Rhode Island adults aged 18-64 has remained relatively stable in recent years, and was similar to the national average in 2017.

Measure Source: Truven Marketscan Database, accessed via Commonwealth Fund

30-day hospital readmissions among adults ages 18-64 over time