Tag: rehospitalizations

Longer home health visits may reduce rehospitalization risk, study shows

Brought to you by Home Health Line. Agencies should consider scheduling visits earlier in the day for patients at higher risk for rehospitalization, a new study recommends. This is because visits that are longer than usual by just one minute reduce the risk of hospital readmission by 8%, and the duration of home health visits […]

2017 Resolutions: What to prioritize in the ever-evolving postacute landscape

By Reg Hislop With a new year upon us and (perhaps) the most amount of free-flowing health policy changes happening or about to happen in decades, it seems appropriate to create some simple resolutions for the year ahead. Similar to the personal resolutions most people make (get healthy, lose weight, clean closets, etc.), the following […]