Home healthcare: Continuous care from the hospital to the home


Among the clinical procedures a home healthcare team can perform at a patient's home is an IV infusion, e.g. for a course of antibiotics. — Freepik

When we talk about home healthcare, we commonly think of palliative care and respite care.

However, the rapid development of digital health tools and increasing acceptance of telemedicine, as well as the burgeoning costs of healthcare and higher demand on hospitals, have combined to trigger a shift towards discharging suitable patients early to recover and regain their independence at home.

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