PeraTrend's™ Rothman Index (RI) score could be useful to prospectively identify patients with heart failure at risk for extended hospitalization, high cost, and 30-day readmission. This is the first study done to assess the RI's usefulness specifically with the heart failure population.
Banoff, K.M, Milner, K.A., & Greer, A.E. (2016). Assessment of a novel tool for identifying hospitalized patients with heart failure at risk for 30-day readmission, high cost, and longer length of stay. Nursing Economic$, 34(4), 172-181.