Defining and disseminating the hospital-at-home model

Leff, Bruce
January 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p156
Academic Journal
The article offers an analysis on the concept and dissemination of the hospital-at-home model. It explores how the hospital-at-home model emerged in medical care as an alternative to hospitals. However, controversies regarding the effectiveness of hospital-at-home care model were brought up as many disparate models have been labeled as hospital at home in the international literature. It states that suggestions on the need for hospital-at-home care to be defined more clearly are raised. It also features a study that addresses the issue of hospital-at-home model and presented insights regarding its effectiveness in medical care.


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