Critical Care

The Importance of Post-Discharge Follow-Up in Patient Outcomes

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-The Importance of Post-Discharge Follow-Up in Patient Outcomes" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/hd-patient-engagement.pdf?sfvrsn=1cc598ea_2" title="Improving Outcomes Through Patient Engagement: 3 Key Strategies" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>With consumers&rsquo; growing interest in their care, physicians are increasingly seeing the benefits that greater involvement can have with regard to patient …

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Technologies that Connect and Inform Patients Can Improve Outcomes

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Technologies that Connect and Inform Patients Can Improve Outcomes" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/hd-patient-engagement.pdf?sfvrsn=1cc598ea_2" title="Improving Outcomes Through Patient Engagement: 3 Key Strategies" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>Compounded by the pandemic and driven by increased consumerism, patients are more interested in their healthcare than ever before. With a …

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Benefits of Patient Inclusion in Interdisciplinary Care Team Discussions

<p>In the years leading up to and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers have taken a greater interest in their overall health, especially those with chronic illnesses. In a 2020 survey conducted by The Advisory Board, 66% of respondents with chronic conditions were more interested in taking a proactive approach to health, and 56% were more …

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America’s complex patient population: A HeathLeaders e-Book

<p>America&rsquo;s patient population is becoming increasingly complex, with more chronic illnesses and comorbidities. These patients require specialized care after a hospital stay in order to achieve optimal outcomes. Our recently published e-Book with HealthLeaders explores some of these complexities and explains why LTACHs are often the most appropriate setting to treat these patients.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this …

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Three Advantages of LTACHs: Research Strongly Suggests That LTACHs Play an Important Role as Post-Acute Partners

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Three Advantages of LTACHs" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/hd-three-advantages-of-ltachs.pdf?sfvrsn=44449eea_2" title="Three Advantages of LTACHs: Research Strongly Suggests That LTACHs Play an Important Role as Post-Acute Partners" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>In today&rsquo;s intense healthcare environment, partnerships between acute and post-acute providers have been particularly essential. Though all post-acute …

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Three Advantages of LTACHs: Research Supports the Important Role LTACHs Play as Post-Acute Partners

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Three Advantages of LTACHs" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/hd-three-advantages-of-ltachs.pdf?sfvrsn=44449eea_2" title="Three Advantages of LTACHs: Research Strongly Suggests That LTACHs Play an Important Role as Post-Acute Partners" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>In today&rsquo;s intense healthcare environment, partnerships between acute and post-acute providers have been particularly essential. Though all post-acute …

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Strategies for Managing Critically Ill Patients in 2021

<p>In 2021, choosing the appropriate care path for critically ill patients will remain essential to achieving optimal outcomes for patients and managing total costs of care as the healthcare industry continues to support the influx in utilization due to the pandemic.</p> <p>While LTAC hospitals provide care for a very high-acuity, niche patient population – historically, …

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Improve Outcomes for Critically Ill Patients: 2021 Strategies

<p>In 2021, choosing the appropriate care path for critically ill patients will remain essential to achieving optimal outcomes for patients and managing total costs of care as the healthcare industry continues to support the influx in utilization due to the pandemic.</p> <p>While LTAC hospitals provide care for a very high-acuity, niche patient population – historically, …

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Oregon Health & Science University, GE set up state’s first virtual ICU program

The academic medical center collaborated with GE Healthcare to set up the first virtual intensive care unit program in the state, which will help the organization extend its critical care expertise across rural areas and manage bed capacity amid climbing Covid-19 cases.

For Continued Acute Level Care, LTAC Hospitals May Be the Best Option

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-For Continued Acute Level Care, LTAC Hospitals May Be the Best Option" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/kindred-continued-care-after-icu.pdf?sfvrsn=30b589ea_2" title="For Continued Acute Level Care, LTAC Hospitals May Be the Best Option" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>A patient&rsquo;s full recovery is only made possible when they have access to the …

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