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New Models for Rural Post-Acute Care: Critical Access Hospitals Optimize Patient Outcomes, Value, and Financial Stability

Description
Reports on the Transitional and Ventilator Care Model, which provided transitional Ventilator Care and increased utilization of swing beds in Critical Access Hospitals, helping them expand their service offerings, reduce readmissions, and improve their finances. Addresses the program's initial success and expansion to 11 CAHs in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Author(s)
Mark Lindsay, Karl Palmer, Terry Hill, et al.
Date
05/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Service delivery models · Swing bed services · Iowa · Minnesota · Wisconsin