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Why Do Home Hospice Patients Return to the Hospital? A Study of Hospice Provider Perspectives

Background: Hospice provides an opportunity for patients to receive care at home at the end of life (EOL); however, approximately 25% of patients who disenroll from hospice are hospitalized. Hospitalization can lead to poor care transitions and result in unwarranted care and adverse patient outcomes. Research examining reasons for hospitalization in this patient population is limited.

Objective: The objective was to understand the reasons for hospitalization among home...

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