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Table 1 Details of studies included in the analysis

From: Identifying keys to success in reducing readmissions using the ideal transitions in care framework

Study Total # domains Disease specific Readmissions Duration (days) Size
Randomized Controlled Studies      
Balaban 2008 [6] 7 All NS 31 96
Braun 2009 [7] 1 All NS 30 309
Coleman 2006 [8] 8 All All-cause 30 750
Dudas 2001 [9] 2 All NS 30 221
Dunn 1994 [10] 1 All NS 180 59
Evans 1993 [11] 4 All All-cause 30 835
Forster 2005 [12] 3 All NS 30 620
Jaarsma 1999 [13] 3 CHF NS 30 179
Jack 2009 [14] 8 All All-cause* 30 738
Koehler 2009 [15] 5 All All-cause 30 41
Kwok 2004 [16] 4 COPD NS 28 149
McDonald 2001 [17] 5 CHF NS 30 70
Naylor 1994 [18] 7 All All-cause 42 142
Rainville 1999 [19] 3 CHF Disease-specific 30 34
Wong 2008 [20] 1 All NS 30 332
Atienza 2004 [21] 5 CHF All-cause 365 338
Blue 2001 [22] 5 CHF All-cause 365 165
Bourbeau 2003 [23] 2 COPD All-cause 365 191
Chaudry 2010 [24] 2 CHF NS 180 1653
Cline 1998 [25] 4 CHF NS 365 190
DeBusk 2004 [26] 3 CHF NS 365 462
Doughty 2002 [27] 4 CHF All-cause 365 197
Ekman 1998 [28] 4 CHF NS 180 158
Gillespie 2009 [29] 4 All NS 365 368
Holland 2005 [30] 4 All NS 180 872
Kasper 2002 [31] 5 CHF All-cause 365 200
Kimmelstiel 2004 [32] 5 CHF Disease-specific 90 200
Koelling 2005 [33] 1 CHF Disease-specific 180 223
Laramee 2003 [34] 7 CHF NS 90 287
Ledwidge 2003 [35] 4 CHF Disease-specific 90 98
Mejhert 2004 [36] 4 CHF NS 545 208
Murray 2007 [37] 2 CHF NS 365 314
Nazareth 2001 [38] 5 All NS 90 362
Peikes 2012 [39] 7 All All-cause 365 2166
Rich 1995 [40] 6 CHF All-cause 90 282
Riegel 2002 [41] 5 CHF Disease-specific 180 358
Stewart 1999 [42] 5 CHF All-cause 180 200
Stromberg 2003 [43] 4 CHF All-cause 90 106
Takahashi 2012 [44] 2 All NS 365 205
Tsuyuki 2004 [45] 3 CHF NS 180 276
Weinberger 1996 [46] 4 All NS 180 1396
Marusic [47] 1 All NS 30 160
Cohort studies      
Anderson 2005 [48] 3 CHF Disease-specific 30 121
Bostrom 1996 [49] 1 All NS 30 919
Gow 1999 [50] 3 All NS 28 77
Harrison 2011 [51] 1 All All-cause 30 30272
Einstadter 1996 [52] 4 All NS 30 478
Lucas 1998 [53] 1 All NS 30 285
McPhee 1983 [54] 1 All NS 30 301
O’Dell 2005 [55] 2 CHF NS 30 237
Sorknaes 2011 [56] 1 COPD Disease-specific 28 100
Steeman 2006 [57] 3 All NS 15 824
Walker 2009 [58] 4 All NS 30 724
Ohuabunwa [59] 7 All NS 30 104
Before-After Comparisons      
Brown 1997 [60] 5 COPD All-cause 28 726
Creason 2001 [61] 3 CHF All-cause 30 293
Dai 2003 [62] 3 CNS NS 30 283
Dedhia 2009 [63] 4 All All-cause 30 75
Hess 2010 [64] 2 All NS 3 362
Houghton 1996 [65] 1 All NS 28 422
Kramer 2007 [66] 1 All NS 30 283
Smith 1995 [67] 3 All All-cause 10 N/A
Mudge 2010 [68] 6 CHF NS 365 416
Amarasingham [69] 4 All All-cause 30 1747
Garin [70] 1 CHF NS 90 363
Graham [71] 1 All All-cause 30 3295
  1. Legend: Interventions, number of domains included, whether the patient population was disease-specific or not, whether readmissions were statistically significantly reduced (NS = not significant, disease-specific means readmissions were reduced in a specific disease population), duration, and study size are listed. *Composite endpoint of “hospital utilization”.