Readmission and Mortality Rates at 30 Days and Short Stay Activity for Eight In-Hospital Treatments (France, 2006














Source: 2006 French Medical System Program (PMSI)

Adapted from the Questions d'économie de la santé n° 149, Is there a Relationship between Volume of Activity and Quality of Care in French Hospitals?

In 2006, 842 hospitals (public and private) carried out a colon cancer surgery in metropolitan France, with an average of 35 stays per hospital. Readmission and mortality rates at 30 days for colon cancer surgery are respectively, 26,1% and 3,7%.

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