Reducing readmissions

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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LTACHs vs SNFs: Distinct Patient Profiles

<p>Determining the appropriate post-acute care (PAC) delivery setting for a patient based on his or her medical needs is essential to achieving optimal outcomes and reducing readmissions, especially immediately following a stay in the ICU. However, not all post-acute providers have the same capabilities, and therefore do not care for patients with the same clinical …

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Maximizing Patient Outcomes Through Acute Rehabilitation Units Within LTACHs

<div class="right-align"> <a class="btn btn-blue _gt" data-category="Hospital" data-action="Click-Button" data-label="Blog-Maximizing Patient Outcomes Through Acute Rehabilitation Units Within LTACHs" href="https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/maximizing-patient-outcomes-through-acute-rehabilliation-units-within-ltachs.pdf?sfvrsn=f5a790ea_2" title="Maximizing Patient Outcomes Through Acute Rehabilitation Units Within LTACHs" target="_blank">Download this article as a PDF</a></div> <br /> <p>Many patients recovering from an illness or injury benefit from comprehensive rehabilitation provided in acute rehabilitation units (ARUs). An ARU …

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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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