TITLE

Addressing incontinence: Outcomes improve 24%

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for hospice managers to identify and treat urinary incontinence in the U.S. The issue of improving incontinence is identified as one of the pay-for-performance measures for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' demonstration project. According to Theresa Gates, director of rehabilitation services at Home Care Advantage, incontinence can lead to other problems, particularly skin integrity issues.
ACCESSION #
25494889

 

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