Post-Discharge Events

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Please note that the rates available on this page are also available in the Dartmouth Atlas dataverse with a persistent identifier (DOI), together with additional documentation and links to related publications. We strongly recommend that individuals who intend to use these rates for research download the rates from dataverse and use the dataverse DOI in any citations.

Data include 30-day readmission rates, emergency room visits within 30 days of discharge, and follow-up visits within 14 days of discharge. More information can be found in After Hospitalization: A Dartmouth Atlas Report on Post-Acute Care for Medicare Beneficiaries (2011).

Data Dictionary (.xlsx)

Longitudinal (All Years, All Measures)


Values of -77777 indicate that thirty-day readmission rates for Maryland have been suppressed. Values of -88888 indicate numbers too small for statistical precision. Values of -99999 indicate data suppressed for privacy (confidentiality).

By Year (One Year, All Measures)