An error occurred in the article by Auger KA et al, titled “Postdischarge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial” published in the July 2018 issue of Pediatrics (2018;142:e20173919; doi:10.1542/peds.2017-3919).
The authors state: While performing medical record review after publication, we discovered an instance where an ED visit that appeared to be a stand-alone visit in the administrative data were actually an ED visit connected to a readmission. We subsequently performed chart review on all ED visits within 2 days of a readmission. We discovered a total of 2 cases where the administrative data did not match the medical record review. These 2 cases would not change our primary outcome (a composite measure of reutilization); however, they potentially impact the secondary outcome of stand-alone ED visit. In general, the reassignment of outcomes after investigator unblinding should be interpreted with caution. However, a re-analysis reassigning these two cases to not having stand-alone ED visits did not substantively change our results. With these two cases reassigned, the ED results on page 6, Table 2, are different.
A corrected Table 2 appears with this erratum.
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