Addressing incontinence: Outcomes improve 24%

July 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p80
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.


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