Tag: HAI

Patients with pre-existing infections discharged to SNFs have fewer readmissions

A study published October 23 by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, “Role of Post‐Acute Care in Readmissions for Preexisting Healthcare‐Associated Infections,” found  that hospital patients treated for pre-existing healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are less likely to be readmitted after being discharged to a SNF, as opposed to home health care. Researchers of the study […]