Evaluation of patients' satisfaction with hospital-at-home care.

  title={Evaluation of patients' satisfaction with hospital-at-home care.},
  author={Anthony T Dubois and Brigitte Santos-Eggimann},
  journal={Evaluation & the health professions},
  volume={24 1},
On July 1, 1997, in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, a pilot experiment of Hospital-at-Home Care (H-Hcare) was set up for a 2-year period at four sites to measure patients' satisfaction with this type of health care. Out of 174 patients referred to the H-Hcare program for a wide range of treatments, 107 were medical patients admitted for heart failure, community acquired pneumonia, or for an infectious disease requiring i.v.-antibiotherapy; 95 of these agreed to express H-Hcare satisfaction and… CONTINUE READING