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Study finds method to predict SNF admission from hosital admission profile

A June 2019 study in JAMA found that it’s possible to predict at the day of admission a patient’s risk of SNF discharge. Researcher’s noted strong indiciators for SNF admission included impaired mobility and impaired ability to bathe, as well as living alone.

The study used a  retrospective cohort of 11,380 hospitalized patients.

View the study.