Key Insights to Improving Your Skilled Nursing Facility

In an author manuscript posted in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, Ann Surg describes the Outcomes of Patients Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) after acute care Hospitalizations.

“Little is known about the likelihood of return to home, and higher than expected mortality rates in SNFs have recently been described, which may represent an opportunity for quality improvement.”

In an analysis done with patients discharged to SNFs during 2007 and 2009 in 5 states the results found that:


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