Model helps transitional care nursing home deploy workers effectively
By Gavin L. Collins
Instead of going home, sometimes hospital patients are discharged to a transitional care unit in a nursing home for rehabilitation over an extended period before moving to a home or another permanent setting. Reducing costs in this process is a priority at the federal, state and individual nursing home levels. A study of simulation modeling was conducted at the Boutwells Landing Care Center, a Presbyterian Homes and Services Continuing Care Campus in Minnesota, to see how to improve outcomes.
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