Front-loaded Home Care and Office Visits May Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions  

Recent studies show that cardiac care patients benefit greatly from having home private nursing care in the days immediately after release from the hospital. The combination of a visit to the doctor and multiple home nursing visits in the week following discharge reduced the probability of readmission (for heart failure patients) by roughly eight percentage points. Front-loaded Home Care and Office Visits May Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions Healthleadersmedia.com  August 11, 2016