How could we not see it coming? That's the question I asked myself Tuesday.
Long-term care nurses should embrace a physician assessment tool in INTERACT II as a way to reduce hospital readmissions, a compliance expert emphasizes.
Long-term care facilities that coordinate with other healthcare providers play a vital role in reducing rehospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries, according to a study published January 23 in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
A growing focus in long-term care facilities is on the reduction in preventable admissions and readmissions to the hospital. The truth is the timing of this mandate could not be better.