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Research Says Home Health Care Can Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 5, 2017 12:00:00 AM / by Bart Delsing posted in home health care, Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

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According to a recent report, those who refuse home care were twice as likely to be readmitted to a hospital within 30-60 days

If you or an older family member has recently been admitted to the hospital for a moderate to severe injury, disease, or chronic health condition, getting home health care services could seriously decrease the chances of readmission. In fact, according to one report from the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation and the United Hospital Fund, research shows that those who received home health care were only half as likely to be readmitted to a hospital within 30-60 days compared to those who refused it. So, why do patients refuse home health care in the first place?

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