Inpatients Out

Scalise, Dagmara
December 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2006, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p24
Trade Publication
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.


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