TITLE

Inpatients Out

AUTHOR(S)
Scalise, Dagmara
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2006, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Hospital at Home program in the U.S., where patients get nursing care, physician visits, medications, even X-rays, at home. Physicians see the patients once during their illness, but provide daily oversight, while nurses provide patient care once a day. According to experts, Hospital at Home programs shorten length of stay, save money, provide good outcomes and generate positive feedback from patients, families and physicians.
ACCESSION #
23567578

 

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