Home Health & Hospice

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, by how much did high hospice penetration in nursing facilities reduce the risk of hospitalization for non-hospice residents? For hospice-enrolled residents?

Homecare Insider, October 20, 2014

Researchers found that for every 10% increase in hospice penetration, the risk of hospitalization decreases 5.1% for non-hospice residents and 4.8% for hospice-enrolled residents.