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Tuesday 2:49 CST, September 26, 2017

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Quick Safety Issue 36: Improving access to home care

 
Quick_Safety_Issue_36_2017_Imp_access_to_HC_FINAL Many patients who are discharged from the hospital benefit from home health care services, but some patients who need and are eligible for these services are not receiving them. The reasons for this gap in care are multifactorial, some related to patient or family refusals for home health care services, while others are related to health care providers and organizations not following through on referrals.

Quick Safety Issue 36: Improving access to home care: Quick Safety Issue 36: Improving access to home care