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HCR95 SD1 Report on Availability of Long-Term Care Beds and its Impact on Wait Times for Acute Care Hospital Beds

Description
Responds to a resolution from the Hawaii legislature requesting an examination of the impact of long-term care bed availability on acute care bed wait times. Reports regionally on challenges from community hospitals across the state, including Critical Access Hospitals and sole community hospitals. Identifies social, economic, and psychiatric factors impacting the ability of hospitals to discharge patients to long-term care and discusses the effects on hospital capacity. Highlights a pilot project planned for the Oahu Region.
Date
12/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
Tagged as
Hospitals · Long-term care · Policy · Swing bed services · Hawaii