LTACHs Commit to Excellence
LTACHs play a unique and very important role in the patient journey, as they serve patients with medically complex conditions, particularly those suffering from multi-system complications who need extended recovery times—a hospital stay often 25 days or more. After care in an LTACH, many patients transition to acute rehab, a skilled nursing facility, or home.
Managing Patient Overflow during COVID-19
LTACHs are always valuable, but they stood out during the pandemic in a few key ways. One was by helping manage patient overflow from other hospitals. When the government lifted...