Discharge trends suggest hospices are ditching patients in their last days to preserve profits, Washington Post reportsAugust 08, 2014
Hospices may increasingly be discharging dying patients to hospitals in an effort to protect their bottom lines, according to an article published Thursday in The Washington Post.
This publication and this sector were facing some very troubled times in 1990. That's when I joined McKnight's Long-Term Care News. The experts have a technical term for where the field and the magazine were at that time: barely alive.