Something’s rotten in care of the elderly – what does this week’s KHN tell us? — Aging In Place Technology Watch

Do hospitals mismanage support for vulnerable older adults? And we wonder why people, including doctors, avoid hospitals. We knew that an older adult going into the hospital experiences or departs with an unwanted side effect. Half a million per year acquire C.Difficile in hospitals — costing $4.8 billion, ICU risk of death is 35% higher…

via Something’s rotten in care of the elderly – what does this week’s KHN tell us? — Aging In Place Technology Watch

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