July 05, 2022
Health systems with more primary care doctors and palliative care services saw fewer people coming back to the hospital, a new study finds.
June 21, 2022
Those who received an automated call were less likely to go back to the hospital, researchers found. Those patients were also more likely to have followed up with a clinician.
June 13, 2022
Researchers analyzed studies from several countries and found a link between improved transitional care for those in long-term care facilities and a lower risk of a return trip to the hospital.
May 23, 2022
Some patients aren’t getting follow-up phone calls, and others lack transportation for appointments with physicians. A new study highlights problems in post-acute care.
May 22, 2022
Those who participated in rehabilitation programs were less likely to die and had improved overall function, a recent study finds.
April 15, 2022
A new report says the nation must take action to bring about the necessary changes. An industry group says it’s the most comprehensive study of nursing homes in more than three decades.