Future directions: alternative approaches to traditional hospital care-home hospital.

Abstract

The acute hospital may be a difficult environment for many older patients and is an expensive site of care for payers. Home hospital is an emerging model of care that allows an older person with acute medical illness to avoid an inpatient hospital admission by bringing the critical elements of hospital care to the home. Challenges associated with the… (More)

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@article{Leff1998FutureDA, title={Future directions: alternative approaches to traditional hospital care-home hospital.}, author={Benjamin Leff and James Burton}, journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine}, year={1998}, volume={14 4}, pages={851-61} }