A homecare hospice profile: description, evaluation, and cost analysis.

@article{Creek1982AHH,
  title={A homecare hospice profile: description, evaluation, and cost analysis.},
  author={L V Creek},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1982},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={53-8}
}
  • L V Creek
  • Published 1982 in The Journal of family practice
After analyzing its first year of operation, a homecare hospice staff describes its patient statistics (n = 70), its evaluations received from the patients' families, its inability to accept many referrals (n = 150), and its cost analysis. The mean patient longevity in the program was 42 days for a cost of $65 per patient day. The patients' families reported they were more than 90 percent satisfied with services rendered, although their level of satisfaction with their physicians was lowest (75… CONTINUE READING

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