Hospital-Level Care at Home for Acutely Ill Adults
Hospitals are standard of care for acute illness, but hospitals can be unsafe, uncomfortable, and expensive. Providing substitutive hospital-level care in a patient’s home potentially reduces cost while maintaining or improving quality, safety, and patient experience.
A “home hospital” is home-based provision of acute services usually associated with the traditional inpatient hospital setting.
We will discuss the innerworkings, reasoning behind, and pitfalls of home hospitalization.
We will discuss challenges and future directions for intensive home-based care.\
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