Visiting medically complex patients at home can shed light on health-related issues that might go undetected during an office visit, reducing the likelihood of unplanned admissions or emergency department visits by these patients.
According to a recent HIN survey, 72 percent of respondents include home visits in their care transitions program.
This HINfographic on home visits provides actionable data detailing who conducts the home visits, what happens during the visit, when the visits occur, why they are important and more.
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You may also be interested in this related resource: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Transitions Management.
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