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Research Article

Readmissions and Death after ICU Discharge: Development and Validation of Two Predictive Models

  • Omar Badawi mail,

    omar.badawi@philips.com

    Affiliations: Research & Product Innovation, Philips Healthcare, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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  • Michael J. Breslow

    Affiliation: Research & Product Innovation, Philips Healthcare, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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  • Published: November 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048758

About the Authors

Omar Badawi, Michael J. Breslow
Research & Product Innovation, Philips Healthcare, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Omar Badawi
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Corresponding Author

Email: omar.badawi@philips.com

Competing Interests

The authors are employees of Philips Healthcare where this work was performed. Dr. Badawi is the author of a patent filed and owned by Philips Healthcare. The provisional application was filed on June 24, 2011 entitled, “Discharge Readiness Index” with the serial number 61/500,647. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OB MJB. Analyzed the data: OB MJB. Wrote the paper: OB MJB.