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<p>An analysis of risk factors for hospital readmission following general surgery finds that a large number of readmissions were not caused by suboptimal medical care or deterioration of medical conditions, but by issues related to mental health, substance abuse, or homelessness, according to a study published online by <em>JAMA Surgery.</em></p>

Hospital Readmissions Tied to Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Homelessness