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Scoring System Helps Predict Senior’s Risk of a Hospital Readmission and Sets the Stage for More Home Care Support

Hospital readmissions has become a hot button topic throughout the home care industry as well as health care overall for almost a decade. Since the federal government, under the Obama Administration, began placing pressure on hospitals to reduce their readmission rates, these medical facilities have focused on increasing information and support to patients upon discharge. That has led to an increased reliance on home care services, including visiting nurses and other aides.

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