Predictors of Long-Term Care Utilization by Dutch Hospital Patients aged 65+

@inproceedings{Wong2010PredictorsOL,
  title={Predictors of Long-Term Care Utilization by Dutch Hospital Patients aged 65+},
  author={Albert C. M. Wong and Rianne Elderkamp-de Groot and Johan J. Polder and Job van Exel},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Long-term care is often associated with high health care expenditures. In the Netherlands, an ageing population will likely increase the demand for long-term care within the near future. The development of risk profiles will not only be useful for projecting future demand, but also for providing clues that may prevent or delay long-term care utilization. Here, we report our identification of predictors of long-term care utilization in a cohort of hospital patients aged 65+ following… CONTINUE READING
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