From Hospital to Home
By Deniz Ataman New Advances in Cardiac Recovery Senior Care Imagine stopping into your doctor’s office without filling out a single line of paperwork or returning home after surgery to a friendly caregiver who has your prescriptions ready before you walk through the door. These scenarios are possible with Richmond’s latest medical-nonmedical collaborations that allow patients to recover at home while maintaining their independence. Recent research from the National Quality Forum indicates that 1 in 5 senior patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge. New developments in heart rate monitoring technology and in-home care can reduce…Be the first to comment!
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Local Health Updates
- Neuroscience Center of Excellence to Be Built in Front of Johnston-Willis Hospital
- Chippenham Hospital Receives Verification as Level II Trauma Center
- Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center Enhances Clinical Leadership with New Chief Medical Officer
- HCA Virginia Names New Chief Operating Officer for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital
- Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Opens New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- 2017 SEED Grants Totaling $107,000 Awarded to Five East End Businesses