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Rise in Medically Complex Patients:
How to Prepare

Hospital-based rehabilitation programs are expecting a major influx of medically complex patients in the coming decades.

3 areas driving the greatest impact on treating the growing medically complex patient population:

1. Getting your staff prepared clinically

Many rehabilitation programs try to serve the new medically complex patient population with outdated staffing models which can lead to operational inefficiencies and subpar outcomes.

Needed positions

2. Adapting through tech innovation

The usage of telehealth technology has rapidly increased since the beginning of COVID-19, with baby boomers accounting for the greatest portion of new users.

Telehealth usage

3. Enhancing patient and family member experience

Working follow-up calls into discharge procedure can produce optimal outcomes for both patients and rehab programs.


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