Sepsis and Skilled Nursing Facility

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 45

PATHWAY FOR EARLY SEPSIS IDENTIFICATION AND TREATMENT IN THE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

Background: Following hospitalization, a reported 20% of all Medicare patients are discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).  Sepsis was the cause of 25-68% of readmissions from SNFs based on a review of Medicare readmissions from [...]

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