Patient and Hospitalization Characteristics Associated With Increased Postacute Care Facility Discharges From US Hospitals.

@article{Burke2015PatientAH,
  title={Patient and Hospitalization Characteristics Associated With Increased Postacute Care Facility Discharges From US Hospitals.},
  author={Robert E Burke and Elizabeth Juarez-colunga and Cari R. Levy and Allan V. Prochazka and Eric A. Coleman and Adit A. Ginde},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2015},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={492-500}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The number of patients discharged to postacute care (PAC) facilities after hospitalization increased by 50% nationally between 1996 and 2010. We sought to describe payors and patients most affected by this trend and to identify diagnoses for which PAC facility care may be substituting for continued hospital care. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Survey from 1996 to 2010. SETTING Adult discharges from a national sample of non-Federal… CONTINUE READING
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