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Readmission to the hospital has significant monetary costs and represents a care gap for older adults. This investigation examines how a positive geriatric depression screen and chief complaint contribute to 30- and 90-day readmission risk. Depression recognition with follow-up care is a critical first step to prevent adverse outcomes such as readmission.
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James E, Moccia M, Lucia V. Chief complaint and geriatric depression: assessing risk for 30- and 90-day readmission. Poster presented at: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Embark Capstone Colloquium; 2023 May; Rochester Hills, MI.