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Bringing hospital care home

Updated: January 01, 2010

 

A new movement called Hospital at Home aims to deliver high-quality care in the home.

Hospitals are going out of their way these days to make patients feel like they're at home. Here's a logical extension of these efforts: offering hospital-level care at home. That's the premise behind a movement called Hospital at Home. It is already established in Italy, the Basque region in Spain, and other parts of Europe. Now, several groups are trying to give it a toehold in the United States.

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